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Grade 3: Science: Strong and Stable Structures

A collection of activities, websites and resources to help support the Ontario, Grade 3 Science curriculum!

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Curriculum Expectiations

UNDERSTANDING STRUCTURES AND MECHANISMS - STRONG AND STABLE STRUCTURES

1. assess the importance of form, function, strength, and stability in structures through time;

2. investigate strong and stable structures to determine how their design and materials enable them to perform their load-bearing function;

3. demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of structure, strength, and stability and the factors that affect them.

Books you might enjoy...

Visit your public library or pay a visit to your school's learning commons to see if they have these or similar books.

K-Gr. 6: Ask Us/Demande Moi

K-Gr. 6: How do I find out about my topic?

Organize your ideas:

Mind Mapping Tools for You:

Inspiration software

Don't forget the Inspiration software found on all UCDSB computers.  This program is for visual learning: 

graphic organizers, concept mapping, mind mapping, outlining, webbing, and plots and graphs.

K-Gr. 6: How do I create & cite my work?