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What is a core resource? Core Resources
A core resource is a foundational or key resource that complements a curriculum in an especially effective way. It may be a comprehensive resource that broadly addresses several of the student learning outcomes (e.g., a major integrated resource, series, textbook), an in-depth student resource that addresses at least one student learning outcome or a professional resource for educators.
R053013
Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
This book examines the life cycle of the cougar and the coastal rainforest ecosystem where the Coast Salish live. The focus is the connection between the people, the cougar and the rainforest. This book is part of a series that explores ecosystems, biomes and biodiversity from a First Nation perspective.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R101744
Enhancing School Science with Indigenous Knowledge: What We Know From Teachers and Research
This handbook, published by the Saskatoon Public School Division, presents the experiences and perspectives of teachers and Elders as they work toward enhancing scientific knowledge with Indigenous knowledge in the curriculum. Chapter topics include: Combining Indigenous Knowledge and Science, Challenges Faces by Teachers and Culturally Valid Assessment.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $39.88
Record posted/updated: January 11, 2019
R071115
Exploring Safely: A Guide for Elementary Teachers
This resource relieves the many safety concerns that come with teaching elementary level science. The emphasis is on positive options for avoiding potential hazards. Chapters include making safe work habits second nature to students, equipping the classroom for safety and choosing and culturing live plants and animals for classroom study. There are sample forms, including permission slips and student contracts, that can be adapted for educators' needs. A table of contents, appendices and an i...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.92 US (e-book)
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R053116
Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
This book examines the life cycle of the Chinook salmon and the river ecosystem that runs through Haisla lands. The focus is the connection between the people, the salmon and the river. This book is part of a series that explores ecosystems, biomes and biodiversity from a First Nation perspective.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R052459
Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
This book examines the life cycle of the eagle and the grassland ecosystem where the Lakota live. The focus is the connection between the people, the eagle and the grasslands. This book is part of a series that explores ecosystems, biomes and biodiversity from a First Nation perspective.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R041428
Mixing It Up: Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Intriguing Science in the Elementary Classroom
This resource provides over 25 suggestions to assist educators in combining concepts and processes within the sciences or among the disciplines. The terminology used in the book is clarified. For example, the integration of concepts and processes within the sciences is called integrated science, while the integration of concepts and processes among or between disciplines is called interdisciplinary. The book is divided into two sections: helping students build connections and school and commu...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.21 US
Record posted/updated: July 4, 2019
R029633
National Geographic Science 1-2
This series of modular kits allows students to build skills to ensure a complete understanding of the nature of science. The process skills and the nature of science work together to help students think and act like scientists. Students will develop their process skill of observation. Through the nature of science, students will learn that science knowledge is based upon evidence and that science knowledge can change based upon new evidence. Numerous opportunities are provided for students to...
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•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. Day and Night During Chinese New Year
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. Day and Night at the Festival of Colors
•  Earth Science. Become an Expert. Day and Night on Cinco de Mayo
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. Stories in the Stars
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. The Sun Shines
•  Earth Science. Explore on Your Own. What Do You See in the Moon?
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Assessment Handbook
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Big Ideas Student Book
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Classroom Set
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Learning Masters
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Science Inquiry Book
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Science Inquiry Kit
•  Earth Science. Sun, Moon, and Stars. Teacher's Edition
•  Earth Science. Write about Sun, Moon, and Stars. A New Moon Rover Big Book
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. A Wolf's World
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. An Alligator's World
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. An Elephant's World
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. At Home in the Desert
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. At Home in the Ocean
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. At Home in the Prairie
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. Life by a Bay
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. Life in a Forest
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. Life in a Garden
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. Oak Trees and White-Tailed Deer
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. Saguaro Cacti and Elf Owls
•  Life Science. Become an Expert. Water Lilies and Bullfrogs
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. A Butterfly's Favorite Plant
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. Do Wolf Pups Need a Babysitter?
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. Eat or Be Eaten
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. The Baobab and the Elephant
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. The Cactus Name Game
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. The Giant Water Lily
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. The Muddy Dragon
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. Trees, Seeds, and Leaves
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. Watch Out!
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. What Are They Good For?
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. Whose Babies Are These?
•  Life Science. Explore on Your Own. Why Don't Crocodiles Make Good Pets?
•  Life Science. Habitats. Assessment Handbook
•  Life Science. Habitats. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Life Science. Habitats. Big Ideas Student Book
•  Life Science. Habitats. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Life Science. Habitats. Classroom Set
•  Life Science. Habitats. Learning Masters
•  Life Science. Habitats. Science Inquiry Book
•  Life Science. Habitats. Science Inquiry Kit
•  Life Science. Habitats. Teacher's Edition
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Assessment Handbook
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Big Ideas Student Book
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Classroom Set
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Learning Masters
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Science Inquiry Book
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Science Inquiry Kit
•  Life Science. Life Cycles. Teacher's Edition
•  Life Science. Living Things. Assessment Handbook
•  Life Science. Living Things. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Life Science. Living Things. Big Ideas Student Book
•  Life Science. Living Things. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Life Science. Living Things. Classroom Set
•  Life Science. Living Things. Learning Masters
•  Life Science. Living Things. Science Inquiry Book
•  Life Science. Living Things. Science Inquiry Kit
•  Life Science. Living Things. Teacher's Edition
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Assessment Handbook
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Big Ideas Student Book
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Classroom Set
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Learning Masters
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Science Inquiry Book
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Science Inquiry Kit
•  Life Science. Plants and Animals. Teacher's Edition
•  Life Science. Write About Habitats. A Coyote in the City Big Book
•  Life Science. Write About Life Cycles. We Need More Trees! Big Book
•  Life Science. Write About Living Things. Wild Animals in the City Big Book
•  Life Science. Write About Plants and Animals. Plants We Eat Big Book
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. At the Market
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. In the Art Class
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. In the Kitchen
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Machines Push and Pull
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Tractors on the Farm Push and Pull
•  Physical Science. Become an Expert. Trains Push and Pull
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. All Aboard!
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. Build It!
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. Cookie Time
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. Decorating a Vase
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. Fun Food
•  Physical Science. Explore on Your Own. On the Farm
•  Physical Science. Properties. Assessment Handbook
•  Physical Science. Properties. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Physical Science. Properties. Big Ideas Student Book
•  Physical Science. Properties. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Physical Science. Properties. Classroom Set
•  Physical Science. Properties. Learning Masters
•  Physical Science. Properties. Science Inquiry Book
•  Physical Science. Properties. Science Inquiry Kit
•  Physical Science. Properties. Teacher's Edition
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Assessment Handbook
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Big Ideas Big Book
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Big Ideas Student Book
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Big Ideas and Vocabulary Cards
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Classroom Set
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Learning Masters
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Science Inquiry Book
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Science Inquiry Kit
•  Physical Science. Pushes and Pulls. Teacher's Edition
•  Physical Science. Write About Properties. Making Juice Pops Big Book
•  Physical Science. Write About Pushes and Pulls. Pushes and Pulls at Home Big Book
Media and Formats : Book Kit
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R054510
Pan-Canadian Science Place 2
This comprehensive series addresses learning outcomes from all four units of Saskatchewan's Grade 2 science curriculum.
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Air and Water
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Air and Water. Teacher's Guide
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Animals Grow
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Animals Grow. Teacher's Guide
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Matter, Matter Everywhere
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Matter, Matter Everywhere. Teacher's Guide
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Move It!
•  Pan-Canadian Science Place 2. Move It! Teacher's Guide
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R103001
Pearson Science 2. Saskatchewan Edition
The Saskatchewan edition of Pearson Science 2 has been custom published for Saskatchewan and has been developed by Saskatchewan teachers. The hands-on, inquiry-based approach integrates First Nations perspectives into student learning. The classroom kit contains: 1 teacher resource (including interactive whiteboard lessons), 6 copies of 4 fiction and 4 nonfiction little books, 4 lap books, 4 science posters, 4 traditional knowledge posters and 4 skills posters. Additional copies of each ficti...
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•  A Day on the Ice. Additional Fiction Little Book Pack
•  Air and Water. Additional Non-Fiction Little Book Pack
•  Get Moving. Additional Non-Fiction Little Book Pack
•  Growing Up. Additional Non-Fiction Little Book Pack
•  Liquids and Solids. Additional Non-Fiction Little Book Pack
•  Lost and Hound. Additional Fiction Little Book Pack
•  Pearson Science 2. Saskatchewan Edition. Teacher's Resource
•  The Perfect Pet. Additional Fiction Little Book Pack
•  Too Much Water! Additional Fiction Little Book Pack
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: October 18, 2020
R071135
Powerful Learning: What We Know About Teaching for Understanding
The authors provide a number of teaching practices including project-based learning, cooperative learning, performance-based assessment, as well as instructional strategies in literacy, mathematics and science. Online videos at www.edutopia.org demonstrate how role models help to generate student understanding. There are examples that show how educators can enable students to think critically, transfer skills and knowledge and be flexible problem solvers, both inside and outside the classroo...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $35.95
Record posted/updated: May 15, 2020
R071669
Science 2. Additional Learning Resources (2011) Updated 2012
This list of learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support the curriculum, Science 2. A list of core learning resources can also be found on the Ministry of Education website.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: July 4, 2019
R071749
Science 2. Core Learning Resources (2011)
This list of learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support the curriculum, Science 2. A list of additional learning resources can also be found on the Ministry of Education website.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: July 4, 2019
R054509
Science and Children
This NSTA journal, specifically geared towards science teachers at the elementary level, is published eight times per year. Each issue focuses on a particular theme and contains a variety of articles with up-to-date information about the teaching of science and detailed activities for use in the classroom. This professional resource helps educators to be informed about leading thought and developments in the teaching of science.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $79.00 US for NSTA membership fee
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R071767
Start Young!: Early Childhood Science Activities
This NSTA resource is designed for educators of PreK to Grade 2 students. The resource is a collection of journal articles that provide suggestions to introduce science to young children. Articles are arranged in four sections: early learning and science, child-centred curricula, integrating curricula and assessing understanding. A table of contents, a quick reference chart of articles and an index are provided.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $4.46 US
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R045637
Uncovering Student Ideas in Science Series
This series of books provides short assessment probes that determine what misconceptions students bring to the classroom about physical, life, Earth and space sciences. Each book provides detailed suggestions on how to use assessment probes in the classroom to uncover, assess and correct student preconceptions. A table of contents, a quick reference chart of articles and an index is provided in each book.
•  Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1: 25 Formative Assessment Probes
•  Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 2: 25 More Formative Assessment Probes
•  Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 3: Another 25 Formative Assessment Probes
•  Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 4: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: June 7, 2018
What are additional resources? Additional Resources
Additional resources also complement the curriculum in an effective way and are of the same variety as core resources. However, where funds are limited, educators are advised to start by purchasing core resources.
R101122
Agriculture in the Classroom
The Agriculture in the Classroom website offers a wide variety of resources related to agriculture and the environment for teachers and students from Kindergarten to grade 12. Resources can be filtered by type (activity, book, kit, lesson plan, unit plan, poster, map, video, etc.), by subject (arts, career exploration, language arts, health, math, practical and applied arts, science and social studies), by grade, by province and by topic.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: December 6, 2022
R104955
Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan
The Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan website offers a wide variety of resources related to agriculture and the environment for teachers and students from Kindergarten to grade 12. Resources can be filtered by type (activity, book, kit, lesson plan, unit plan, poster, map, video, etc.), by subject (arts, career exploration, language arts, health, math, practical and applied arts, science and social studies), by grade, by province and by topic. Some of the featured resources include Ka...
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Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: December 6, 2022
R041431
Air, Water, & the Weather: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It
Air, Water, & Weather is designed to help educators develop a deep understanding of the basics of phenomena, such as air pressure. The author starts with basic properties of air and water. Topics in the book include learning about pressure, the Coriolis force, the Bernoulli Effect, density, explanations of why hot air does not rise all by itself and why heating air does not necessarily cause it to expand. These concepts form a foundation for explanations of weather patterns including the jet...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95 US
Record posted/updated: July 4, 2019
R071578
All About Matter
In this video, students will learn that matter is all around them. Students will discover that matter exists in three forms - gas, liquid and solid. In addition, students will come to understand the different properties, qualities and characteristics of matter. The video uses a combination of live-footage, animation and graphics to explain key concepts and vocabulary about matter.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $63.98
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R049557
An Egg is Quiet
Aston introduces over 60 different types of eggs to young children. She describes why some eggs are shaped a certain way, why some eggs use camouflage and why some eggs are textured. She includes three life cycles of animals that start as an egg.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.99
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R045433
Ancient Thunder
With minimal text and illustrations that appear to be painted on leather shirts, Yerxa celebrates the wild horse. Each shirt is accompanied by a song of praise for wild horses and the role they play in the lives of First Nations people.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R012256
Animal Behaviour Series
This series of books examines animal life. Each book includes a table of contents, a glossary and an index.
•  Animals Hibernating: How Animals Survive Extreme Conditions
•  Animals and Their Mates: How Animals Attract, Fight for and Protect Each Other
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: October 12, 2019
R042732
Backyard Birds: An Introduction
Bateman introduces familiar birds to children. Each two-page spread includes a description a bird, its habitat and bird facts. The opposite page is a painting of one bird, with a smaller illustration of another bird. The text is divided into sections such as bird senses, the cycle of family life, migration, attracting birds to your backyard and an epilogue. A glossary and suggestions for further reading are included.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R036914
Borealis. A Polar Bear Cub's First Year
Through storytelling, Grambo describes the first year of growth for a polar bear. Borealis is born in the winter near Hudson Bay. As he grows throughout the year, his mother teaches him about survival in the Arctic. While she catches seals, his mother tells Borealis that foxes follow them to clean up the carcass. When spring arrives, the bears move to land. Mama continues to teach Borealis about plant and animal life in the north. At the end of the book are additional facts on the polar bear...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R050235
Bradley McGogg: The Very Fine Frog
Bradley McGogg lives in the bog in a hollowed-out log. The bog is filled with good things to eat. One day Bradley goes to his pantry and finds that the cupboards are bare. He decides to meet his new neighbours in hopes of getting something to eat. As Bradley meets his neighbours, he decides that their food choices are disgusting. Returning to the bog, his home is filled with all kinds of delicious bugs.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R042447
Chameleon, Chameleon
Young children will travel with the chameleon as he searches for a new home. Waking up one morning, the chameleon discovers there is no more food. As he slowly moves down the tree and across the rain forest floor, the chameleon meets other animals and not all are friendly. The chameleon finds another tree to call home and best of all, there is food. After eating a caterpillar, another chameleon shows her aggressive colours while she determines whether the new visitor is a friend or foe. Addi...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R052914
Children of the Earth...Remember
Mother Earth asks us to share and protect her. She talks of the animals that first inhabited Earth. With the arrival of people, humans and animals coexisted and shared Mother Earth. As humans started to outnumber animals, they forgot about Mother Earth. Humans no longer shared the land, water and sky with the animals. Schimmel's paintings provide students with opportunities to discuss why Mother Earth needs protection.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $20.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R051711
Complex Animals
This video examines complex animals and specific vertebrate groups: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. The different characteristics of complex animals are highlighted.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $135.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R046966
Diary of a Fly
Using diary format, the life cycle of a fly is introduced. The author discusses learning to fly, landing on targets, using his senses and the important part that flies have in the food chain. Children should enjoy the humour throughout the story, such as Fly being sent to the garage for a time-out.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $12.50
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R051296
Diary of a Fly
Using diary format, the life cycle of a fly is introduced. The author describes learning to fly, landing on targets, using their senses and that flies are an important part of the food chain. Children should enjoy the humour throughout the story, such as Fly being sent to the garage for a time-out. The video is adapted from the book by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Harry Bliss and narrated by young actress, Abigail Breslin.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R043247
Diary of a Worm
In this story, young viewers will be delighted by and identify with the ups and downs of a young worm whose daily experiences he records in a journal. This journal is shared with the viewers. Diary of a Worm was written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Harry Bliss. A program for the video is available.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: October 8, 2020
R037438
Diary of a Worm
Using a diary format, the life cycle of a worm is introduced. Through the use of humour, children learn about worms and the role they plan in taking care of the Earth. Students may be able to identify with the worm's experiences as he forgets his lunch, teases his sister and tracks mud into his house.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.00
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R103008
Exploring the Elements Series
This series allows students to explore elements of weather. Each two-page spread opens with a question. On the right-hand page is a flap that when opened, reveals the science behind the element. For example, students will discover why rain falls, what raindrops look like and why the air smells different after a rain.
•  Who Likes the Rain?
•  Who Likes the Snow?
•  Who Likes the Sun?
•  Who Likes the Wind?
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R054120
Family Pack
In 1995, 14 Canadian wolves are reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park. The video is based on the experiences of a female wolf who struggled to survive alone in the park. After a harsh winter without her pack, the story ends happily when the female finds a male wolf, and -with their cubs, they form a new pack. Additional features include an Author's Note and a facts section on gray wolves. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written by Sandra Markle and illustrated by Alan Mark...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R051293
First the Egg
In this video, children will learn the life cycle of plants and animals. For example, children will learn that a tadpole comes before a frog, a seed comes before the flower, the caterpillar comes before the butterfly and the egg comes before the chicken. The original picture book was written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger and this adaptation on video is narrated by young actress, Elle Fanning.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R047244
First the Egg
With beautiful die cuts, this imaginative book shows such transformations as a tadpole becoming a frog, a caterpillar becoming a butterfly, a seed becoming a flower, words becoming a story and paint becoming a picture.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $23.99
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R044847
Force & Motion: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It
Force & Motion describes how Isaac Newton viewed the relationship between forces and between forces and changes in motion. Other concepts that are examined include the force of gravity and circular motion. Most of the ideas presented in the resource are pulled together by describing how to get a rocket ship to the moon. Each chapter has two sections: Things to Do Before You Read the Science Stuff and The Science Stuff. The book includes suggested activities, a table of contents, a glossary ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95 US
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R054535
Hands-on Science Grade 2: An Inquiry Approach (WNCP ed.)
This new edition contains easy-to-follow lesson plans that incorporate an inquiry-based approach to learning. The student-centred activities also include ideas for integrating Indigenous knowledge, multicultural connections and real-world applications into each lesson. The four units contained in the resource are: Growth and Changes in Animals; Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases; Position and Motion and Air and Water in the Environment.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R051506
Have You Ever Seen a Duck in a Raincoat?
The author compares human clothing, footwear and headgear with the equivalent animal adaptations. Following a silly question, Kaner provides facts about the protective gear that animals have.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R053182
Here Comes the Garbage Barge!
Based on a true event, a garbage barge called the Mobro 4000 was hired to transport 3,200 tons of garbage in 1987. Long Island's landfills were overflowing with garbage and affecting the groundwater. The local government outlawed the burying of garbage. The solution was to ship the garbage to dumping grounds in the south. This turned out to be a fiasco. The garbage barge was not welcome at any port and it was a costly, long journey. The situation highlighted the problem of garbage and what to...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $22.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R050223
Honk, Honk, Goose!: Canada Geese Start a Family
The roles of male and female geese that are starting a family are described. The female builds the nest, lays the eggs and keeps the goslings warm until they hatch. The male helps to protect the nest by chasing away predators. At the back of the book is additional information on the Canada goose, migrating and resident geese and a suggestion for a budding scientist.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $18.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R043774
Ice Bear: In the Steps of the Polar Bear
The Inuit have watched and learned from the polar bear for generations. Davies describes the adaptations the polar bear has undergone to survive in the Arctic. The polar bear is able to swim and walk for hundreds of kilometres in search of food. At the same time, the polar bear is gentle with her newborn cubs. She will protect and feed the cubs for two years before they are able to hunt on their own. Through observing the polar bear, the Inuit have learned to hide from blizzards in a house of...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R049733
Ice Bears
Two polar bear cubs are born in the Arctic. As the mother nurses the cubs, they grow plump and are soon ready to leave the snow den. When the animals venture outside, the mother polar bear teaches the cubs how to survive in the Arctic. The cubs learn how to walk on ice, how to capture a ring seal for food and how to escape mosquitoes. Additional information at the back of the text includes an Arctic ice report and a listing of organizations that are working to help the environment.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R055491
Integrating Science with Mathematics & Literacy: New Visions for Learning and Assessment (2nd ed.)
The authors provide suggestions to integrate science with mathematics and literacy. They encourage teachers to develop reliable processes for assessing both their teaching practice and student learning. Included in the book are over 20 performance assessments to promote student engagement. The assessment models inquiry-based science to allow learners to demonstrate their understanding of concepts through exploration, inquiry and application. The book includes a table of contents, an appendix...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $36.95 US
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2017
R052223
Inviting Writing Into the Science Classroom: How Teachers Open the Door
This handbook will assist educators to incorporate writing into their science teaching. Examples of the various types of writing are included. The main focus of the handbook is the "conceptual change model" of learning. Saigeon provides strategies to use this model in the classroom. The handbook includes samples of student work and a table of contents.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Record posted/updated: October 13, 2019
R070595
It's Moving Day!
On the edge of a field lies a small burrow. This burrow is home to many creatures. Students will learn about the various animals that occupy the burrow as the seasons change. When the woodchuck wakens from hibernation and leaves the burrow, the cottontail rabbit raises her family there. As the rabbits leave, a salamander makes the burrow its home. At the back of the book is a brief description of the various animals that occupy the burrow throughout the seasons.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R103002
Life Science. Become an Expert. A Wolf's World
The Become an Expert books explore science topics at three different reading levels to match students' abilities.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R103003
Life Science. Become an Expert. An Alligator's World
The Become an Expert books explore science topics at three different reading levels to match students' abilities.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R103004
Life Science. Become an Expert. An Elephant's World
The Become an Expert books explore science topics at three different reading levels to match students' abilities.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R103005
Life Science. Explore on Your Own. Do Wolf Pups Need a Babysitter?
The Explore on Your Own books continue the exploration of the topics in the series and extend science learning.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R103006
Life Science. Explore on Your Own. The Baobab and the Elephant
The Explore on Your Own books continue the exploration of the topics in the series and extend science learning.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R103007
Life Science. Explore on Your Own. The Muddy Dragon
The Explore on Your Own books continue the exploration of the topics in the series and extend science learning.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R053287
Looking Closely Series
This series allows students to observe their natural environment. Each book examines a habitat. Within the habitat are animals, plants and objects. The book allows students to look closely at one part of each object, animal or plant and observe what they see. Students flip over a page to see the whole object, animal or plant with a detailed description.
•  Looking Closely Across the Desert
•  Looking Closely Along the Shore
•  Looking Closely Around the Pond
•  Looking Closely Inside the Garden
•  Looking Closely Through the Forest
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.95
Record posted/updated: October 12, 2019
R046016
Niiwin: Four Ojibwa Critter Tales
A group of Elders are berry picking and Antoinette becomes separated from the group. As Antoinette picks berries, she sees four animals and tells a narrative about each animal. There is a brief introduction where Coleclough introduces the importance of Elders, storytelling and Nanabozho, who is a spirit in human form. Teachers may consider inviting an Elder or traditional knowledge keeper into the classroom to tell the narratives.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R033622
No Two Snowflakes
Araba, a Ghanian child, asks her pen pal, Lou, "What is snow?" Lou tries to describe snow using his senses. What is it like when you feel, touch or taste snow? Lou tells Araba that in order to know snow, you must feel it in your hands. Lou tells Araba how they make angels in the snow. He tells Araba that on Christmas day, he will go outside to make a snow angel and he suggests that she can make an angel in the sand.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R046802
On Meadowview Street
Caroline and her family move to Meadowview Street, but they soon discover that there is no meadow, no view and nothing growing in their yard except grass. While Dad is mowing the lawn, Caroline spots a blossom in the grass. She asks her dad not to mow in that one spot and makes a fence to protect the flower. Soon, Dad sells the lawnmower because Caroline's flower preserve has taken over the lawn. Caroline attracts various animal and plant species as her meadow continues to develop. Caroline's...
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Price : $21.99
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R071685
Ookpik. The Travels of a Snowy Owl
The first year of life of a snowy owl is described. Ookpik hatches in the Arctic during spring. He grows quickly during the short summer season. When autumn arrives, Ookpik instinctively knows that he must leave the Arctic or starve. The author describes Ookpik's journey south. He sees things for the first time, such as trees. Natural surroundings are changing as Ookpik travels from the barren Arctic to the taiga and finally arrives at his destination in the Adirondack Mountains. The author...
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Price : $14.35 US
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R071131
Oscar and the Frog: A Book About Growing
Oscar is a curious kitten and at the pond, he is full of questions about growing things. Frog helps answer some of Oscar's questions as he has gone through his own changes, from a tadpole to a frog. Through Frog, Oscar finds out how living things begin, what they eat and how they grow. Included in the book are summaries about growing and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.50
Record posted/updated: December 6, 2018
R070598
Primary Physical Science Series
This series introduces the physical sciences to young children. Each book introduces the topic, provides background information and then follows up with a hands-on activity. At the end of each book are suggestions for teachers to explore the concepts further with their students. Each book includes a glossary and an index.
•  Build It!: Structures, Systems, and You
•  Change It!: Solids, Liquids, Gases and You
•  Move It!: Motion, Forces and You
•  Touch It!: Materials, Matter and You
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.95 ea.
Record posted/updated: October 13, 2019
R072111
Properties of Air. Part 4
Professor Peter Plankton and Professor Tess Tube take students on a field trip to discover the properties of air. Students explore the various properties of air such as air has mass, air takes up space, air expands when heated and air can be compressed.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $149.00
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Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R071651
Properties of Matter, Part 1
This video takes viewers to the "matter kitchen" where they learn to use their senses to identify the properties of objects - size, weight, shape, colour, temperature. They also learn about some of the tools used to measure the properties of matter and that matter has mass, takes up space and can exist in different states - solids, liquids and gases.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : $39.95 USD
Record posted/updated: November 10, 2021
R071652
Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids, and Gases
Matter is everywhere and in everything. Appropriate examples and experiments make learning about matter easy and fun. Viewers learn that all matter has mass and takes up space, use the five senses to discover the properties of matter and see how matter changes form. A catchy tune helps reinforce key concepts.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : $39.95 USD
Record posted/updated: November 10, 2021
R072206
Rain Forest
Dr. Nalini Nadkarni studies the rain forest. Students are introduced to the animals and plants that live in the rain forest. The text is divided into sections. In the first section, Dr. Nadkarni introduces the humid forest floor. In the second section, Dr. Nadkarni prepares to climb towards the rain forest canopy. She discusses the climbers and clingers, gliders and how to get to the top of the canopy. At the top of the canopy, the tallest trees in the world emerge. There are treetop dweller...
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Price : $17.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R054530
Readings in Science Methods, K-8
This collection of NSTA journal articles allows practising teachers to reflect upon what is already known in their science teaching. The contributors provide suggestions for new approaches to teach classroom science. The articles are organized into seven sections: nature of science and science inquiry, teaching science, science for all, science-teaching toolbox, teaching life and environmental science, teaching physical science and teaching Earth and space science. The book includes a table...
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Price : $18.71 US (e-book)
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R071687
Safety in the K-12 Science Classroom
This safety resource brings information together that is needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. It supports planning and action by providing information on safety legislation, standards and concerns, as well as example procedures for eliminating or minimizing hazards. A copy of this handbook was sent to all schools with Grades 8-12. Because workplace standards may change over time, users of this resource shoul...
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 2, 2019
R052037
Sandy's Incredible Shrinking Footprint
Sandy loves to visit her grandpa's house by the beach where she and her dog, Pepper, play in the sand. One day, Sandy's walk to the beach is ruined because the sand is littered with garbage. Sandy wonders who would do this to a beautiful place. She then meets the Garbage Lady who keeps the beach clean by recycling materials that she has found. The Garbage Lady teaches Sandy that by recycling and reusing items, she is shrinking her footprint. At the back of the book are 12 suggestions for shri...
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Price : $15.95
Record posted/updated: August 16, 2020
R051853
Simple Animals
This video examines simple animals, which include specific vertebrate groups: proiferas, cnidarians, platyhelminthes, nematodes, annelids, mollusks, arthropods and echinoderms. Students will learn about the body structure and physical features of simple animals.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $135.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R051308
Solutions at Work
Engaging footage illustrates the types, characteristics and uses of solutions, paying special attention to solutions we use every day. Additional concepts and terminology: solution, suspension, solute, solvent, water, concentration, solubility, saturated and unsaturated solutions, pH, acids and bases.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $49.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R041427
Stepping Up to Science and Math: Exploring the Natural Connections
This NSTA resource aims to assist teachers to rethink and reflect upon how they teach mathematics and science. The book is organized around three content areas: making connections among basic concept skills that underpin both science and mathematics, using scientific concepts as the core for investigations to link to other subject ares and finding contemporary applications for scientific inquiry and experimentation. The book includes a table of contents and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.46 US
Record posted/updated: June 13, 2017
R051762
Survival at 40 Below
The animals that live on the tundra must prepare for survival in the winter months. Miller describes the adaptations that various species use to survive in the Arctic. The Arctic ground squirrel stores berries and seeds for survival. A frog partially freezes and hibernates until spring. Birds, such as ptarmigan, can survive during the day, but must find shelter for night. As spring arrives, the tundra is revitalized as various animals come out of hibernation.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $10.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R033759
Take an Ecowalk I to Explore Science Concepts. Grades 1-5
This resource offers background information for elementary level teachers, plus suggestions for pre- and post-walk classroom activities. It also provides samples of assessment tools such as rubrics. Included are a table of contents and a bibliography of print and electronic resources.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $15.95
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R049948
The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story about Recycling
Students will enjoy following the journey of a plastic bottle. Starting as a blob of crude oil, the oil is cleaned and changed into forms that people can use to make things. As the material is passed through the manufacturing process, it is moulded into a plastic bottle, filled, and shipped to stores. When the bottle is recycled, it is transformed into a fleece coat.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $4.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R053051
The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales
In this collection of narratives, readers will discover how various cultures celebrate our connection with nature and remind us how important it is to take care of Mother Earth. The narratives will increase understanding of the relationship to the land, celebrate the beauty of the natural world and share wisdom to take care of the Earth. The text includes a table of contents and a suggested activity to accompany each narrative.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R047233
The Beavers' Big House = Lii kastorr leu groos maenzoon
Two beavers, Baptiste and Betsy, live in the forest. As they build their dam, other forest animals drop by and tell them not to work so hard. When a forest fire burns, the two beavers rally the other forest animals to battle the fire. Included with the original paperback book is a CD with an English and Michif narration of the text.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R071588
The Hidden Spring. Episode 9
Moko is a young and curious explorer who constantly questions everything that grabs his attention. Each episode describes an adventure where Moko is seeking an answer to his question. The episode ends with a short explanation to the question. In this video, Moko meets a man (a diviner), who uses a stick to find water.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R072187
The Land is Our Storybook Series
This series examines living in the far north. Each young author resides in the north and the stories are based on their experiences. Students learn about living off the land from members of the community and learn to embrace the modern world and hold onto their northern traditions and culture. Each story includes terms in a northern language, such as Gwichya Gwiich'in. Each book includes "All the Details" which provides brief explanations for the terms.
•  Living Stories = Godi Weghàà Ets' eèda
•  The Caribou Feed Our Soul = ?étthén bet à dághíddá
•  We Feel Good Out Here = Zhik gwaa'an, nakhwatthaiitat gwiinzìi
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $16.95 ea.
Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
R051360
The Life of Birds
Birds are a vertebrate group with which we are all familiar. This beautiful and colorful video explores the major characteristics, adaptations, and life cycles of this group of animals. Special emphasis is paid to the features that enable birds to fly. Vivid footage from throughout the world also illustrates some of the major groups of birds. Concepts and terminology include: flight, wings, contour feathers, down feathers, endothermic, crop, gizzard, four-chambered heart, amniotic egg, albumi...
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Price : $69.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R071585
The Rainy Season. Episode 6
Moko is a young and curious explorer who constantly questions everything that grabs his attention. Each episode describes an adventure where Moko is seeking an answer to his question. The episode ends with a short explanation to the question. In this video, Moko discovers that the rainy season allows vegetation to grow.
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Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R045579
The Rescue of Nanoose
On September 23, 1994, a large humpback whale is stranded in the waters off Telegraph Cove. The whale is entangled in a rope that has fallen off of a fishing boat. Captain Jim and Captain Mike decide to rescue the whale. Jim fashions a knife and tries to get close to the whale. The whale is frightened and moves when the boat or knife come near her. Mike jumps into the water, cuts the rope and frees the whale. The story is based on true events. At the back of the book are brief biographies of...
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Price : $18.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R071582
The Salt in the Sea. Episode 3
Moko is a young and curious explorer who constantly questions everything that grabs his attention. Each episode describes an adventure where Moko is seeking an answer to his question. The episode ends with a short explanation to the question. In this video, Moko discovers that sea water is salty.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R047600
The Very Best Bed
A bushy gray squirrel is busy storing nuts for the winter. He does not notice that it is getting dark and cold. The squirrel has to find a bed for the night. The squirrel tries various spots, but finds other animals sleeping - a bear is in a den, bats are hanging upside down and there is a hole in a tree that is filled with baby raccoons. Finally, the squirrel finds the right spot for a bed.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $13.95
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R051763
Timon and Pumbaa. Safety Smart Goes Green!
In this video program from Disney's Wild About Safety Series, Timon and Pumbaa ensure that the water, land and air around them are safe and clean. Students will explore the Three Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle). They will also learn to conserve water and energy.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $19.98
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R047535
Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly
Velma is going into Grade 1 and her two sisters, Frieda and Fiona, were the perfect Grade 1 students. All the teachers remember the two sisters, but no one notices Velma. A trip to the butterfly conservatory changes this. A monarch butterfly roosts on Velma's finger and will not leave. Teachers and students will never forget Velma or her butterfly. The book discusses butterflies, from migration to metamorphosis.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R046348
Water Dance
Locker's poem takes the reader on water's daily journey. Water can be rain, a river, mist or a storm front. Water naturally occurs in three different forms: ice, liquid or vapour. At the back of the book is a detailed description of the water cycle.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $11.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R052154
Weather. Discover Why It Storms, Rains, Snows, or Shines
Water, air and heat from the sun work together to make weather. Students will learn about the seasons, climate, extreme weather and the future of weather. The book includes a table of contents, suggested activities and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $8.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R051288
What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?
This video examines the various things that animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet and tails. Children will learn that not all animals use the body parts for the same purpose. For example, a lizard will break off its tail to escape predators and a skunk lifts his tail to spray his enemies. The original story book was written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $95.00
Record posted/updated: July 22, 2020
R050904
When Rain Falls
Stewart examines the behaviour of animals in forests, fields, wetlands and deserts when it rains. She briefly describes what some animals do within the specific habitat to keep dry and identifies some of the adaptations that animals have developed.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $25.95
Record posted/updated: September 6, 2019
R052915
Where Beef Comes From
Children will learn about the beef industry in this book. Starting with the birth of calves, students will learn that cattle are ruminants, cattle provide nutrients to the soil through manure and weaning occurs from the females in fall. As the calves grow, they are taken to a feedlot. At the feedlot, cattle continue to eat a healthy diet. Once they reach 600 kg, they are processed into beef. The beef production process is described: inspection of meat, different cuts of beef and the nutrient...
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Price : $9.99
Record posted/updated: April 27, 2019
R047378
White Owl, Barn Owl
Grandfather builds a nest box for a barn owl. His young granddaughter asks questions about the box and its use. She helps her grandfather hang the nest box high in a tree. While hanging the box, the young girl notices sausage-shaped blobs on the ground. Grandfather explains that they are pellets. The owls spit out the bones and fur that they cannot digest in pellets. Night after night the young girl and her grandfather visit the tree to see if an owl is living in the nest box. One night they...
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Price : $9.50
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R051737
Whoo Goes There?
Owl is hungry. He waits and watches, then hears something below. Is it a mouse, a squirrel or a rabbit? Along with the owl, young children can try to guess from the clues what is making noise while he waits for his dinner.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R048686
Winston of Churchill: One Bear's Battle Against Global Warming
Winston lives in Churchill, Manitoba. He notices that ice is melting and that it is getting warmer. Like his idol, Winston Churchill, Winston gathers the other bears around and urges them to join his campaign against global warming. He secures the support of everyone but his wife. If Winston wants to change the world, he will need to start with himself and stop polluting the world with his cigar. Winston and the other bears must convince the humans to change their ways.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
R054123
Yucky Worms
On a visit to his grandmother, a young boy is revolted by the "yucky" worms that are dug up in the garden. The boy changes his mind when he discovers how interesting worms can be and how they help the soil, plants and animals around the garden. This video is enhanced with appealing artwork and the witty remarks of the many worms who comment on all the action. A special segment titled, How To Be A Wormologist includes interesting garden experiments. This video is an adaptation of the picture b...
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Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: December 8, 2018
What are other useful materials? Other Useful Materials
Other useful materials are documents, lesson plans or classroom activities that teachers may find useful in supporting the curriculum, but that have not typically undergone the same formal evaluation process that is required for core and additional resources.
R003028
ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online enables you to connect people, locations, and data using interactive maps. It enables you to work with smart, data-driven styles and intuitive analysis tools that deliver location intelligence. It also enables the user to share insights with the world or specific groups. The website contains a tutorial, links to suggested subjects and projects, lesson plans and activities.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R104355
CAMPUS
CAMPUS is the National Film Board’s exclusive education streaming service available at no cost to all teachers and students in Saskatchewan and is available on ROVER. Previewing resources is recommended.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R103880
COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Learning Supports for Families and Teachers
This document was created to provide support for parents/guardians when sharing information about the coronavirus with young and school-aged children. The document is also useful for early learning staff and Prekindergarten to Grade 12 teachers.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: April 8, 2020
R104354
Curio
Curio is the CBC’s educational streaming service made available at no cost to Saskatchewan teachers and students by the Ministry of Education and is available on ROVER. Previewing resources is recommended.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R053615
Deepening the Discussion: Gender and Sexual Diversity
This document will assist individuals and communities to engage in meaningful discussions and actions to respond to the experiences, perspectives and needs of students and families who are gender and/or sexually diverse (GSD). It will: assist school divisions, central office personnel, administrators, educators, First Nations and Métis organizations and community partners to develop a deeper understanding of gender and sexual diversity; assist in understanding the unique educational, health a...
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
R103623
Digital Citizenship Education in Saskatchewan Schools: A Policy Planning Guide for School Divisions and Schools to Implement Digital Citizenship Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12
This document provides guidelines for school divisions and school-based administrators who are developing digital citizenship policies. It is not a prescriptive policy; instead, it offers a roadmap for building appropriate school division policies and school-specific digital citizenship guidelines and procedures. Tools to help teachers, administrators and parents as they get started on the implementation of digital citizenship education for K-12 students are also included.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: September 8, 2022
R048859
Focused Study. Stewardship and Sustainability. Grade 2
The scope of this study guide includes investigating concepts of stewardship and sustainability and the impacts of human activities on natural ecosystems, habitats and native plant communities.
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: December 27, 2018
R103070
Historical Learning Resources Updates
Learning Resources Updates provided an annual supplement to every subject-specific bibliography that supported K-12 curricula.
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 2, 2019
R103763
LIVE Code with Let's Talk Science: Kindergarten to Grade 3
In this series of broadcasts, students participate in a range of activities that help them develop their literacy, numeracy and computational thinking skills.
•  Abstraction: Kindergarten to Grade 3
•  Algorithmic Thinking: Kindergarten-Grade 3
•  Decomposition: Kindergarten to Grade 3
•  Focus on Coding and Literacy: Kindergarten to Grade 3
•  Focus on Coding and Numeracy: Kindergarten to Grade 3
•  Focus on Coding and STEM: Kindergarten - Grade 3
•  Pattern Recognition: Kindergarten-Grade 3
•  Testing and Evaluating: Kindergarten-Grade 3
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R009254
Muskrats and Fire
Muskrats and Fire, written by Renée Carrière in collaboration with Charlebois Community School students in Cumberland House, provides a personal account of their journey to answer the question: Where have all the muskrats gone? The book weaves historical and present-day teachings shared by community Knowledge Keepers with the Saskatchewan K-12 curriculum. Stories centre around one Cree dialect and the cultural experiences of a specific community. It is not meant to encompass all Indigenous co...
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: April 9, 2019
R103762
Opportunities to Address Child Abuse Prevention Education and Response
This document outlines curricular opportunities to address substance misuse in various subject areas and grades. Suggested curriculum outcomes are identified and, if applicable, supporting indicators are noted.
Media and Formats : Document
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: April 18, 2019
R104510
Opportunities to Address Computational Thinking in the Grades 1 to 6 Mathematics and Science Curricula: Saskatchewan Ministry of Education 2021
Computational thinking is a way of solving problems, designing systems and understanding human behaviour by drawing on the concepts of computer science. Incorporating a broad set of problem-solving processes that represent an entry point for new ways of thinking are applicable in computer science and non-computer science contexts. Students at all grades can be engaged in computational thinking to support the learning of coding. While many teachers have already incorporated computational think...
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: December 7, 2021
R102870
Summarized Outcomes Across Areas of Study for Kindergarten to Grade 5
This document is intended to assist teachers to integrate subjects across the curriculum.
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: August 18, 2020
R007923
Supporting Reconciliation in Saskatchewan Schools
This site has been created by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education to support school staffs to work together to expand their understanding of truth and reconciliation as well as the history and legacy of residential schools. It contains tools and resources to support important conversations and professional development opportunities.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 22, 2019
R104586
Teaching Sensitive Content in the Classroom

The purpose of the presentation is to describe strategies teachers can use to approach content that may be perceived as sensitive in their community in order to:

  • ensure the learning environment is safe for respectful dialogue;
  • teach students how to think critically about any topic with an open mind; and,
  • meet curricular outcomes.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2022
R012571
The Adaptive Dimension for Saskatchewan K-12 Students
The Adaptive Dimension refers to the concept of making adjustments to any or all of the following variables: learning environment, instruction, assessment and resources. Adjustments to these variables are intended to make learning meaningful and appropriate and to support student achievement. In the Saskatchewan context, differentiation is addressed through the Adaptive Dimension which enables all teachers to respond to student diversity, including their strengths and needs, interests, backg...
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 15, 2020
R007925
Treaty Education Learning Resource
The Kindergarten to Grade 9 Treaty Education Learning Resource is designed for teachers to assist them in integrating the Treaty content and perspective with Saskatchewan's curricula and is based on the inquiry method of teaching. It provides information about Treaties, First Nations people and the history of what is now known as Saskatchewan, as well as sample learning experiences, assessment ideas and suggested resource materials to support teachers in the development of their lessons.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R102702
Treaty Education Outcomes and Indicators
The Treaty Education outcomes and indicators at each grade level are designed to engage learners on a journey of inquiry and discovery. When meaningfully and thoughtfully incorporated into subject areas, Treaty Education moves beyond an idea to become actualized as a belief that benefits all learners.
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
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LS2.1
LS2.2
Physical Science: Motion and Relative Position
MP2.1
MP2.2
Earth and Space Science: Air and Water in the Environment
AW2.1
AW2.2
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