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Ontario Hands-On Science and Technology: An Inquiry Approach - Grade 2

Format: Coil Bound
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian;
Status: In Print
Grade Levels: 2;
Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text

Hands-On Science and Technology: An Inquiry Approach is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested activity-based lesson plans. The grade 2 book is divided into four units based on the current Ontario curriculum for science and technology:

- Growth and Changes in Animals
- Movement
- Properties of Liquids and Solids
- Air and Water in the Environment

This new edition includes many familiar great features for both teachers and students: curriculum correlation charts; background information on the science and technology 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 scientific and technological approach
- Indigenous knowledge and perspective embedded in lesson plans
- a four-part instructional process—activate, action, consolidate and debrief, and enhance
- an emphasis on technology, sustainability, and differentiated instruction
- a fully developed assessment plan that includes opportunities for assessment for, as, and of learning
- a focus on real-life technological problem solving
- learning centres that focus on multiple intelligences and universal design for learning (UDL)
- land-based learning activities
- a bank of science-related images

Educator Information
This book is from the Hands-On Science: An Inquiry Approach (for Onartio) series.

Recommended for grade 2.

Includes some Indigenous content/perspectives from Indigenous Consultant Kevin Reed.

Additional Information

472 pages | 8.50" x 11.00"