September 5

Science: Grade 6

Beyond the Textbook: Samples of Vanier ‘in house’ print and DVD resources to support new science curriculum.

Bold= First Nations Content

The Manga Guide to Physics – Nitta

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Mixtures:
Separated by Gravity, Particle size Heterogeneous Mixtures: Suspensions, Emulsions, Colloids

Sourcing. See:
chem4kids.com
chemistry.elmhurst.edu Chemistry.about.com -examples of types and Heterogeneous / Homogeneous YouTube Chemistry – Solutions and Mixtures by Christopher McGee 13min Bubblers

Titles available on: Blood, Liquids/Solids/ Gases, Air, Water, Smoke
eBook: Why is Milk White and other Chemistry Questions. A. Coelho

First Nations:Historical and current:i.e. eulachon oil, extraction of medicines from plants. See Aboriginal Dept.

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Solar System components and Extreme environments, Canada in Space.
First Nations: Place-based Aboriginal Perspectives

Large collection of planet, moons, asteroids, comets texts
Postcards from Space – Hadfield You Are Here: Hadfield

Space exploration
Extreme earth environments
eBook: 7 Wonders of Space Technology eBook: Space – Goldsmith
eBook: Space Exploration – Bronwell eBook: Stars and Galaxies – Farndon eBook: Asteroids and Comets – Carson eBook: Life on Mars? – Portman
DVD: Nye – Comets and Meteors DVDs: Closer Look at Space

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Effects of Force, Newton’s Three Laws, Gravity

Various Forces, Energy and Motion texts Various Science Experiment texts Various Simple Machine texts
Kids book of Simple Machines – Doudna Laws of Motion Graphic – Gianopoulos What are Newton’s Laws of Motion – O’Leary. Newton’s Laws – Phelan. DVD: Nye – Simple Machines DVDs: Levers and Pulleys, Wheels and Axles, Inclined Planes, Screws
DVD: Nye – Momentum
DVDs: Building Big -David Macaulay eBook: Guide to Heat, Force and Motion eBook: Earth and It’s Moon

eBook: Crash Course in Forces and Motion

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The Human Body – Musculoskeletal, Reproduction, Hormonal, Nervous

Human Body – Chandler
Human Body – Parker
Ulimate Body-pedia – Wilsdon Nervous System – Parker
Thinking and Feeling – Powell Nervous System – Taylor
What Goes On in My Head – Winston Muscles, Bones, Joints – Macnair Muscles – Green

Muscular and Skeletal Systems – Parker Reproduction System -Parker
DVD: Skeletal and Muscular systems DVD: Nye – Brain

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Static and Current Electricity

Electricity: Make it work – Baker Electricity – Parker
Investigating Electricity – Walker It’s Electric – Dunn

Various Science experiment titles Understanding Electricity: Discovery DVD DVD: Nye – Electrical Current
DVD: Nye – Static Electricity