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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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Plant Life Cycle

Students develop and apply the skills of comparing & contrasting, observing and communicating as they explore life cycles of familiar plants.

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Animal Adaptations

Students develop and apply the skills of collaboration and communication and the skills and processes of computational thinking to learn about ways in which animals are adapted to live in their environments.

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Exploring Food Chains

Students develop and apply the skills of questioning, sorting & classifying and making connections as they explore food chains in different habitats.

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It’s Alive… Or Is It?

Students develop and apply the skills of comparing and contrasting, observing and drawing conclusions as they investigate living and non-living things.

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Push and Pull

Students use the Sorting Mats learning strategy and develop and apply the skills of Comparing & Contrasting and Sorting & Classifying as they observe the forces of push and pull acting on everyday objects.

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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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What is the water cycle?

Students develop the skills of observing and recording observations as they explore how the water cycle works.

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Magnificent Magnets

Students develop and apply the skills of comparing and contrasting, predicting, and sorting and classifying as they explore magnets as a non-contact force that causes movement.

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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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What’s In A Name?

Students develop and apply the skills of algebraic reasoning, spatial sense/reasoning and communicating as they explore the mathematics and science and technology in their name.

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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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What is inside soil?

Students develop and apply the skills of observing and comparing and contrasting as they explore the composition and characteristics of different soils.

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Seed Dispersal

Students develop and apply the skills of comparing and contrasting, observing and sorting and classifying to investigate how seeds move from place to place.

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Strong Shapes: Cylinders

Students develop and apply the skills of comparing and contrasting, observing and predicting as they explore the strength of cylinders created using different materials.

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