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