Grade 3 Kits

Resource Kit #301 – Stars and Planets

Contents:

  1. The Kids Book of the Night Sky
  2. Our Universe
  3. Our Universe – Teacher supplement
  4. Space Facts
  5. Science Sort – 22 small cards and sorting mat with instructions

BC Provincial learning Outcomes:

  • Ask questions that foster investigation and exploration relevant to the content
  • Measure objects and events
  • Describe characteristics and movement of objects in our solar system
  • Compare familiar constellations in seasonal skies
  • Demonstrate awareness of the special significance of celestial objects for Aboriginal people

 

Resource Kit #302 – Structures and Materials

Contents:

  1. Make It Work – Building
  2. Feats and Failures
  3. Arty Facts – Structures, materials and Art Activities
  4. Houses of Snow, Skin and Bones

BC Provincial learning Outcomes:

  • Ask questions that foster investigation and exploration relevant to the content
  • Measure objects and events
  • Compare effects of different materials, shapes, and forces on the strength and stability of different structures
  • Describe shapes that are part of natural and human built structures (ie: domes, arches, pyramids)

 

Resource Kit #303 – Plants: Growth and Change

Contents:

  1. Science with Plants
  2. Tree Book
  3. British Columbia Trees and Wild Flowers
  4. Watch it Grow
  5. The World of Plants
  6. The World of Plants – Teacher supplement
  7. Science Sort – 22 small cards, sorting mat, instructions

BC Provincial learning Outcomes:

  • Ask questions that foster investigations and explorations relevant to the content
  • Measure objects and events
  • Compare familiar plants according to similarities and difference in appearance and lifecycle
  • Describe ways in which plants are important in the environment
  • Describe how plants are harvested and used throughout the seasons