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Grade 7: Science: Structures and Mechanisms
Resouces supporting the Ontario Curriculum for grade 7 Science. Students will learn to understand life systems and the impact human beings have on the environment
For students in Gr. 6+, this database provides articles, images, video, and audio on topics including: biology, chemistry, earth & environmental science, general science, health & medicine, math, engineering, technology, physics and astronomy, as well as scientist biographies. Teacher lesson plans and ON curriculum correlations are also available.
Everything you need to know about atoms & molecules, energy, matter, force and motion, the earth, temperature and more. Includes articles, videos, interactive games & activities, lesson plans and resource lists.
Humans build structures to meet specific needs. In Grade 7, you will learn about the effects of forces that act on and within different structural forms. You will learn about designing, building and testing structures, using increasingly sophisticated techniques.
A structure is defined as building or other object constructed from several parts.
Go to the site above, type in Bridges, and be astounded!
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Carpentry and Building Construction by John L. Feirer; Gilbert R. Hutchings; Mark D. Feirer
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
This comprehensive text covers everything from print reading to painting.
Janice VanCleave's A+ Projects in Biology by Janice Pratt VanCleave
Publication Date: 1993-08-04
Are you having a hard time coming up with a good idea for the science fair? Do you want to earn extra credit in your biology class? Or do you just want to know how the world really works? Janice VanCleave's A+ Projects in Biology can help you, and the best part is it won't involve any complicated or expensive equipment.
Bridges! Amazing Structures by Carol A. Johnman
Publication Date: 2004-01-20
Describes different kinds of bridges, their history, design, construction, and effects on populations, environmental dilemmas, safety, and more.