Science - Gr. 3.B - Building with a variety of materials

Children's literature connecting to Alberta Education science curriculum. Overview from Alberta Education: Students use a variety of tools and simple techniques to build things for specific purposes. Their tasks may require that a bridge...a lookout tower...or water container...
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While building a soapbox racing car, a pair of friends provide an easy-to-understand lesson in how simple machines areall around us, making our work more efficient.

“Each simple machine is a device than enables a person to make work more convenient. The lever, the wheel and axle, the inclined plane, and the pulley are the basic simple machines.

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.

Roberto The Insect Architect (Book) : Laden, Nina : 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.

What makes a moveable home? -- Tents and shelters -- Trailers and houseboats -- Building a moveable home -- Inside a moveable home -- The weather -- The environment -- School and play -- Going to work -- Getting around -- Where in the world? -- My own igloo.

What makes a moveable home? -- Tents and shelters -- Trailers and houseboats -- Building a moveable home -- Inside a moveable home -- The weather -- The environment -- School and play -- Going to work -- Getting around -- Where in the world? -- My own igloo.

A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of construction workers building with bricks.

Billions Of Bricks (Book) : Cyrus, Kurt : A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of a construction worker building with bricks.

A colorful layout full of many pictures of junk sculpture introduces readers to the many forms junk sculpture may take, such as fashion, pillars formed from plastic, and more.

Some artists believe anything can be art - even trash! Junk sculpture is a new…

FICTION:Simon would rather play his video game than learn how to build an igloo with his grandfather or listen to his grandmother's traditional stories, until a blizzard strands him with his grandparents and he learns the value of the "old ways."

FICTION:Simon would rather play his video game than learn how to build an igloo with his grandfather or listen to his grandmother's traditional stories, until a blizzard strands him with his grandparents and he learns the value of the "old ways.

Joining materials -- Nuts, bolts, and screws -- Sticking together -- Super-strong glues -- Welding metal -- Soldering metal -- Joining wood -- Wood joints -- Joining soft materials -- Temporary joints -- See for yourself! -- Picture this!

Classification : Sciences Pub Date : Jun 26 2008 Imprint : Wayland Page Extent : 32 Binding : PB ISBN : 9780750255899 Price : Everything around you is made

Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to make original projects from duct tape, paper, cardboard, and recyclable materials. Gr4-6.

Big Book of Building: Duct Tape, Paper, Cardboard, and Recycled Projects to Blast Away Boredom (Imagine It, Build It) by Marne Ventura

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