Alberta Grade 3 Science Curriculum
- Author : Bellaire, T. & Gilchrist, A.
The lessons and experiments in this book fall under 5 main topics that relate to the Alberta curriculum for Grade 3 Science.
In each lesson you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with the learning intentions; the success criteria; materials needed; a lesson outline, as well as providing some insight on what results to expect when the experiments are conducted.
Suggestions for differentiation or accommodation are also included so that all students can be successful in the learning environment.
Topic A: Rocks and Minerals
- Rock Types
- Exploring Minerals
- Fun with Rocks
- Types of Soils
- How we Use Rocks and Minerals
- What's a Structure?
- Stability of Structures
- Under Construction
- What is an Engineer? And What is a Fair Test?
- A Fair Test with Arches
- The Shape of Supports
- Strengthening Structures
- Great Tower of Spaghetti
- Pitch and Vibration
- Measuring Sound
- Making Sound
- Sound Travels
- Sounding Fun
- Why Do We Have Two Ears?
- Life Cycles of 3 Very Different Animals
- Life Cycle Game
- Environmental Conditions, Animal Survival and Animal Extinction
- The Ecosystem Game
The lessons are designed to involve tactile participation and knowledge application while providing opportunities to connect ideas between topics and school subjects.
151 pages including an answer key.