Do you want your students to become community activists through your science teaching? This unit of activities takes the Forces Acting on Structures and Mechanisms grade 5 unit and gives your students the opportunity to have a voice. This 24 page unit plan comes complete with detailed lessons, teaching about a variety of different forces including forces of nature, Black Line Masters, Tools for assessment and detailed descriptions of building a structure that can withstand a force of nature. This science unit also comes complete with activities and suggestions for how to integrate all of the other curriculum subjects into this exciting and worthwhile unit. Not only will the children become knowledgeable of different forces and how they act on structures, but they will also better understand how something scientific could also become a social and political issue. An excellent resource! - To be accompanied with the Forces and Structures Power Point which is sold separately.
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