Science - Gr. 1.C - Building things

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Children's literature connecting to Alberta Education science curriculum. Overview from Alberta Education: Students learn about materials by using them to construct a variety of objects, including model buildings, toys, boats and vehicles. Students select materials to use and gain experience as they cut and shape, fold, pile materials on top of one another, join parts, and try different techniques to achieve the result that they intend...

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Structures, Materials, & Art Activities (Arty Facts): Barbara Taylor, Jan Smith: Information about different kinds of structures built by humans and ideas about what it is like to be involved in a construction project. Homeschooling 3rd Grade, Materials And Structures, Science Curriculum, Reading Levels, Children's Literature, Student Learning, Book Activities, Craft Projects, Author

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.

This fourbook set takes classic fairy tales and retells them in a way that allows young readers to use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve the hero or heroines problem with handson activities. Stem Students, Goldilocks And The Three Bears, Classic Fairy Tales, Science Curriculum, Classroom Setup, Retelling, Children's Literature, Hands On Activities, Student Learning

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. Engineering Projects, Science Curriculum, Stem Science, Children's Literature, Student Learning, Nonfiction, Real Life, How To Apply, Hands

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.

Booktopia has Roberto the Insect Architect by Nina Laden. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Roberto the Insect Architect online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Goal Setting Examples, Special Needs Art, Elementary Art Rooms, Reading Goals, Reading Club, Art Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Primary Classroom, Classroom Resources

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.

Building Structures and Towers (Young Engineers): 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. Engineering Projects, Stem Projects, Modern Buildings, Modern Architecture, Steam Learning, Young Engineers, Build A Better World, Dubai Skyscraper, Science Curriculum

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.

Building Bridges (Young Engineers): Uses engaging nonfiction text and hands-on projects to help young readers explore real-life bridge engineering projects, including the science behind how these structures are planned and built. Bridge Engineering, Engineering Projects, Steam Activities, Learning Activities, Laura Lynn, Young Engineers, Build A Better World, Teen Programs, Building Bridges

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.

 King's Castle" by Geneviève Côté available from Rakuten Kobo. King wants to build himself a BIG castle. So he uses the closest available material to make the blocks he needs — th. New Books, Good Books, Build A Better World, King Book, Science Curriculum, Forest Friends, Toddler Preschool, Read Aloud, Worlds Of Fun

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. Science Curriculum, Stem Science, Children's Literature, Model Building, Student Learning, Building Bridges, Golden Gate Bridge, Mathematics, Nonfiction

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

The House I'll Build for the Wrens - A Wren Birdhouse Step-By-Step Instruction Guide for Kids, For Children to Build - First Scholastic Paperback Edition, Printing 2000 Wren House, Children's Literature, Student Learning, Nursery Rhymes, Wrens, Step By Step Instructions, Bird Houses, Building A House, House Plans

FICTION:Cumulative verses with rebuses describe all the tools that a young boy borrows from his mother's toolbox to make a birdhouse.

Look at That Building!: A First Book of Structures, by Ritchie Scot Summer Reading 2017, Summer Reading Program, 2017 Summer, Block Area, Block Center, Construction Area, Scavenger Hunt For Kids, Build A Better World, Creative Curriculum

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.

This picture-book biography of Tyree Guyton, an urban environmental activist, shows how he transformed his decaying, crime-ridden neighborhood into the Heidelberg Project, an interactive sculpture park. Ages 6 to 9 Art Books For Kids, Childrens Books, Art For Kids, Heidelberg Project, Art Lessons Elementary, Arts Ed, Thing 1, Children's Literature, Recycled Art

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.

WEBSITES: - Building Things - Resources at Alberta Teachers' Associatio. Classifying Animals, Dk Find Out, Warm And Cold Colours, Vertebrates And Invertebrates, Take A Quiz, Surviving In The Wild, Making Connections, Science Curriculum, Parts Of A Plant

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

Preparation before building -- Igloos -- Quinzees -- Slab shelters -- Drift caves -- Spruce traps -- Expedient shelters -- Camping out. Igloo Building, Teacher Books, Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, Model Building, Student Learning, Shelters, Caves, Camping

Preparation before building -- Igloos -- Quinzees -- Slab shelters -- Drift caves -- Spruce traps -- Expedient shelters -- Camping out. (Teacher book)

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. Cool Books, My Books, Funny Images, Funny Pictures, Ladybird Books, Book Title, Twisted Humor, Adult Humor, Pulp Fiction

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