Daily and Seasonal Changes

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Portage & Main Press, 2001 - Science - 68 pages
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The lessons in this module introduce students to changes observed during a 24-hour day, as well as those seasonal changes observed during a year. Students explore measurement concepts in terms of days, weeks, and months, and explore the formation of shadows as a result of the positions of the earth and sun.Also included:* Materials lists;* Activity descriptions;* Questioning techniques;* Activity centre and extension ideas;* Assessment suggestions; and* Activity sheets and visuals. The module offers a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Science program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the skills that young students use and develop during scientific inquiry), a list of children's books and websites related to the science topics introduced, and a classroom assessment plan with record-keeping templates.
 

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Jennifer Lawson, PhD, is the originator and senior author of the Hands-On series in all subject areas. Jennifer is a former classroom teacher, resource/special education teacher, consultant, and principal. She now teaches in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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