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...
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.
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.