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."
Through activities such as games, quizzes, drawings and other activities, this book presents the history behind each of the buildings, and presents fascinating facts about the design, historical use, and construction techniques.
A roof, a door, some windows, a floor. All houses have them, but not all houses are alike. Some have wings (airplane homes), some have wheels((Romany vardoes), some float; some are made of straw, some of snow and ice. Some are enormous, some are tiny; some are permanent and some are temporary. But all are home.
The fort that Jack built - University of Calgary
"In this take-off of the nursery rhyme "The House That Jack Built," Jack builds an amazing fort in the middle of the living room. Unfortunately the rest of his family intrudes when they request their supplies back"--;Suggested for preschool to grade 2.
FICTION:Two Little Pigs whose small homes in the woods have been accidentally destroyed by Bear and Moose decide to build a house they can all share, and with the help of Beaver Builders they soon have a fine new home.
The road -- Foundations and surfaces -- The ramp -- Raising loads -- The bridge -- Stress and strain -- The arch -- Forces and loads -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- Building walls -- Homes on stilts -- The skyscraper -- Framework -- Follow-up experiments. "Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about buildings and structures by applying his knowledge of science to their stone age world.
Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to make original projects from duct tape, paper, cardboard, and recyclable materials. Gr4-6.
The three little pigs : the graphic novel - University of Calgary
"When their mother sends them packing, the Three Little Pigs are forced to build houses of their own. They better be sturdy and strong because the Big Bad Wolf is on the prowl, and he's ready to huff and puff his way inside. Will they survive against this hungry beast? Or will the pigs become his next tasty treat?"--Unedited summary from book.;Suggested for grades 2 to 4.
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.
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.
Resources: Science Grades K-6: Grade Three
Online interactives, media and teaching resources for Science in grades K-6; all resources organized by curricular outcome