This is a complete unit on Grade 3: Strong and Stable Structures. I have designed this unit to reflect the Ontario Curriculum. It includes ideas for hands-on learning, worksheets, experiments, lesson extensions, games, words for a word wall, and a unit test.
In this package there are 10 lessons, each of which take approximately 40 minutes to complete. Each lesson begins with an information page with lesson extensions and is followed by information and an activity or worksheet to help cement the learning.
Lesson 1: What is a Structure?, Types of Structures
Lesson 2: Strong and Stable, The Strongest Shape
Lesson 3: Find the Centre of Gravity, Structure Stability
Lesson 4: Material Properties, Material Properties Investigation
Lesson 5: Forces Acting on A Structure
Lesson 6: Building Project
Lesson 7: Struts and Ties
Lesson 8: Impact of Manmade Structures, Impact of Animal Structures
Lesson 9: Research Project
Lesson 10: Present your Research Findings
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