Art activities based on structures such as pyramids, sky scrapers and standing stones and materials such as stained glass, plastics and hot wax. Gr.2-6.
In this retelling of Goldilocks’ classic conundrums, readers will use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve problems – such as finding that perfect porridge temperature!
Get rolling -- Engine and transmission -- Drag -- Tires and brakes -- Bumpers. "Uses engaging nonfiction text and hands-on projects to help young readers explore real-life rolling vehicle engineering projects, including the science behind how these vehicles are planned and built.
FICTION:No one will hire Roberto the architect because he also happens to be a termite, so he sets off to the city to find success on his own. Gr.2-4.
What is a structure? -- Footings and foundations -- Beams and joists -- Columns -- X-braces and shear walls. Uses engaging nonfiction text and hands-on projects to help young readers explore real-life structure and tower engineering projects, including the science behind how these buildings are planned and built.
Discover how bridges are made! Through full-color photographs, easy-to-read text, and hands-on projects, young engineers and architects are introduced to the world of bridges, including the types of bridges, how they’re built, and key terms.
Mr. King wants to build himself a BIG castle. So he uses the closest available material to make the blocks he needs -- the land around his house that just happens to be home to his forest friends. When Mr. King's friends make him see what he's done, he realizes he's made a BIG mistake. Can he be king of his castle and a good friend, too?
Describes the history of bridges, examines how engineers plan a bridge, details the construction of different types of bridges, and presents noteworthy examples. Gr.2-4
Look at that building! : a first book of structures - University of Calgary
When Max the dog needs a doghouse, five friends go on a quest to find out all they can about buildings and how they are constructed.;Suggested for preschool to grade 2.
When Tyree Guyton returned to his home on Heidelburg Street in detroit, he found it awash in garbage with abandoned building attracting troublemakers. Using his art, Tyree transformed everyday junk into magic trash and started the transformation of the neighborhood. Gr.2-5.
Resources: Science Grades K-6: Grade One
Online interactives, media and teaching resources for Science in grades K-6; all resources organized by curricular outcome
Describes how an igloo is constructed and the role it plays in the lives of the Eskimo people. Also discusses many other aspects of Eskimo culture that have helped them adapt to life in the Arctic. Gr.3-6