Hands-On Science and Technology: An Inquiry Approach is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested activity-based lesson plans. The grade 5 book is divided into four units based on the current Ontario curriculum for science and technology.
This new edition includes many familiar great features for both teachers and students: curriculum correlation charts; background information on the science and technology topics; complete, easy-to-follow lesson plans; reproducible student materials; materials lists; and hands-on, student-centred activities. Useful new features include:
Jennifer Lawson, PhD, is the originator and program editor on all of the Hands-On series. In addition to her writing, Jennifer teaches in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. She is a former classroom teacher, resource/special education teacher, consultant, and principal. She lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with her husband, Barry, and sons, Devon and Jeremy.