Alberta Grade 4 Science Curriculum
- Author : Bellaire, Tracy
The lessons and experiments in this book fall under 5 main topics that relate to the Alberta curriculum for Grade 4 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 provide 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: Waste and Our World
- Managing Waste
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
- Packaging and Waste
Topic B: Wheels and Levers
- Pulleys and Wheels All Around Us
- Pulley Systems
- Gearing Up
- Gears in Motion
- Wheels in Motion
Topic C: Building Devices and Vehicles that Move
- Powered Up Vehicles
- The Catapult (Control! Control! You Must Learn Control!)
Topic D: Light and Shadows
- What is Light?
- Light Travels
- The Colours of Light
- Casting Shadows
- Light and Protection
Topic E: Plant Growth and Changes
- Plant Parts
- What Do Plants Need?
- Special Needs and Scattering Seeds
The lessons are designed to involve tactile participation and knowledge application while providing opportunities to connect ideas between topics and school subjects.
163 pages including an answer key.