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Hands-On Science for Manitoba, Grade 5

An Inquiry Approach

by Jennifer Lawson

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Hands-On Science: An Inquiry Approach is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested activities. The grade 5 book is divided into four units:

Maintaining a Healthy Body
Properties of and Changes in Substances
Forces and Simple Machines
Weather

This new edition includes many familiar great features for both teachers and students: curriculum correlation charts; background information on the science topics; complete, easy-to-follow lesson plans; reproducible student materials; materials lists; and hands-on, student-centred activities. Useful new features include:

  • the components of an inquiry-based approach
  • a four-part instructional process—engage, explore, embed, and enhance
  • ideas for embedding Indigenous knowledge, multicultural connections, and real-world application
  • an emphasis on technology and sustainability infused into all units
  • a fully developed assessment plan that includes opportunities for assessment for, as, and of learning
  • a focus on the design process to solve real-life practical problems
  • inclusion of learning centres that focus on multiple intelligences and universal design for learning (UDL)

Hands-On Science is written for the Western and Northern Canadian provinces.

About the Author
Jennifer Lawson, PhD, is the originator and senior author of the Hands-On series in all subject areas. Jennifer is a former classroom teacher, resource/special education teacher, consultant, and principal. She continues to develop new Hands-On projects, and also serves as a School Trustee for the St. James-Assiniboia School Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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