Hands On, Minds On Science and Technology Centres
created to engage students in learning about
GRADE 5 PROPERTIES OF AND CHANGES IN MATTER.
★ARE SCIENCE CENTRES RIGHT FOR YOU AND YOUR CLASSROOM?★
make a FANTASTIC addition to your existing Science and Technology Program. Please read the PRODUCT DESCRIPTION,
view the PREVIEW
and check out this PHOTO FILLED BLOG POST SETTING UP SCIENCE CENTRES prior to purchasing.
★Centres include INQUIRY, INVESTIGATIONS, EXPERIMENTS and ACTIVITIES.
★Just print and laminate all of the student instruction cards for use year after year.
★Place the instruction cards and easy to find materials in buckets or tubs.
★Students record their findings on the student booklets included.
★Divide students into groups to rotate through each of the centres.
★You can also make multiple copies of the centres and have the students work in groups on the same activity/investigation.
★Some of the centres require the teacher to provide materials. Most of these materials are easy to obtain. For more details, please check the PREVIEW
and read the SUGGESTED MATERIALS list.
These grade 5 science and technology centers align perfectly with the Ontario Science Curriculum Expectations for Properties of and Changes in Matter (Understanding Matter and Energy)
★10 Hands On, Inquiry Based Learning centres: students work in small groups or individually to rotate between 10 centres over the course of unit.
★Ten different types of centre activities, which include hands-on and minds on activities, investigations and experiments as well as opportunities for inquiry.
(Let's Inquire! Let's Read!, Let's Tech!, Let's Draw!, Let's Explain!, Let's Analyze!, Let's Create!, Let's Explore!, Let's Match!, Let's Sort!).
★Product does NOT contain lesson plans.
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Grade 5 Properties of and Changes in Matter Illustrated Word Wall cards.
★These centres are also available as part of this GRADE 5 BUNDLE
COMPLETE GRADE 5 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BUNDLE.
Although these centres are aligned to the Ontario curriculum, they can be used to meet the British Columbia Grade 4 Science Big Ideas:
Matter has mass, takes up space, and can change phase.
• How can you explore the phases of matter?
• How does matter change phases?
• How does heating and cooling affect phase changes?
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