Now can you ask the most powerful questions, in order to unlock an even wider universe of knowledge? And why is the choosing of a simple word (like "How" or "Why") the key to your greatest quest and your greatest question?
This activity walks students through creating questions, evaluating the quality of their questions and sets the scene for further research. We recommend that your child/student watch the linked video for the full educational experience.
This activity is only one small part of Ocean School! Join for free today at www.oceanschool.ca.
Ocean School is a free educational resource about the ocean, from Dalhousie University, Ingenium, and the National Film Board of Canada and is inquiry-based, FREE, entirely online, available in English and French, and for students in grades 5-9.
Ocean School est disponible en français ici: https://ecoledelocean-xp.onf.ca
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas.
Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7:
English Language Arts: Comprehend and connect - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Arts Education: Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making.
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