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Using inquiry and problem-solving approaches, these learning experiences build upon students’ interests, support curricula, literacy and numeracy, and foster children’s skill development.

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Properties of Liquids and Solids

Students develop and apply the skills of observing, comparing & contrasting and predicting as they explore the properties of common liquids and solids.

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How Surfaces Affect Motion

Students develop and apply skills of predicting, planning a process and analyzing and interpreting as they design and conduct a fair test to investigate the properties of materials that affect the movement of objects.

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Mystery Powders

Students use the Making Comparisons learning strategy as they develop and apply the skills of observing, predicting and making conclusions to investigate the properties of a variety of everyday solids (powders) and liquids to determine the contents of a ‘mystery powder.’

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Finding Out About Fasteners

Students develop and apply the skills of sorting & classifying and comparing & contrasting as they examine different kinds of fasteners and where they are used.

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Objects That Bounce

Students develop and apply the skills of comparing and contrasting, observing and predicting as they investigate the properties of familiar objects and materials.

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Which Fastener is Best?

Students develop the skills of Planning (selecting and using materials) and Communicating as they investigate which fastener is best for joining different types of recycled materials to make a useful object.

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