Children's literature connecting to Alberta Education science curriculum. Overview from Alberta Education:Students learn that materials are sometimes
changed by heating or cooling and that by
observing such changes, they can infer how hot or
cold an object is. They learn that thermometers
provide a helpful way to measure and describe the
hotness or coldness of things—a more reliable
way than provided by their own senses. Students
observe that temperatures can go up and down...
Bailey must learn about staying warm as he plans for some fun winter activites. He discovers that insulation helps retain heat in cold temperatures, and animated graphics demonstrated different temperatures.
Up and away! -- Mini melt -- Homemade shrink ray -- Solar still -- Feeling hot and cold -- Ice cream in a bag -- Solar oven -- Soap sculptures -- The jumping coin trick -- Balloon flame -- Jar wars. Summary: Readers learn about the science of heat and cold through a variety of experiments. Gr.3-5
his series are perfect for introducing emergent readers to the topic of opposites. In Hot and Cold readers are shown fun and familiar examples of hot and cold things and quizzed on their ability to identify things that are hot or cold.
This Level 1 guided reader illustrates examples of "hot and cold" found in the animal kingdom. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about opposites and animal habits.