Grade 5 Kits

Resource Kit #501 – Discovering Canada’s Government

Contents:

  1. Who Runs This Country Anyway
  2. Discovering Canada’s government
  3. Courage and Compassion

BC Provincial Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of hoe confederation formed Canada as a nation
  • Describe levels, responsibilities and the election in Canada
  • Identify the distinct governances of First nations in Canada

 

Resource Kit #502 – The Human Body

Contents:

  1. The Human Body
  2. The Human Body – Super Science Activities

BC Provincial learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the basic structure and functions of the human respiratory, digestive, circulatory, skeletal, muscular, and nervous system
  • Explain how the different body systems are interconnected

 

Resource Kit #503 – Immigration and Settlement

Contents:

  1. Coming to Canada
  2. The Kids Book of Immigration

BC Provincial Learning Outcomes:

  • Assess why immigrants came to Canada, the individual challenges they faced, and their contributions to Canada
  • Describe the contributions of significant individuals to the development of Canada

 

Resource Kit #504 – Natural Resources

Contents:

  1. Securing our Future
  2. Our resources
  3. Helpful websites

BC Provincial Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyse how BC’s living and non-living resources are used
  • Analyse how the Aboriginal concept of interconnectedness of the environment is reflected in responsibility for and caretaking of resources
  • Describe potential environmental impacts of using BC’s living and non-living resources
  • Identify methods of extracting or harvesting and processing BC’s resources

 

Resource Kit #505 – Simple Machines

Contents:

  1. Simple machines
  2. Machines in Motion
  3. Machines in motion – teacher supplement
  4. Simple Machines – Machines in Motion Series
  5. Bag containing:
  • 2 plastic single pulleys
  • Spring scale
  • Metal double pulley
  • 22 small cards
  • Sorting mat
  • Instruction sheet

BC Provincial Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate how various forces can affect movement of objects
  • Demonstrate how using simple machines, including lever, wedge, pulley, ramp, screw, and wheel, can give them a mechanical advantage
  • Design their own compound machine using at least two simple machines
  • Describe how simple and compound machines are used in daily life in BC communities