September 5

Science: Grade Seven

Beyond the Textbook: Samples of Vanier ‘in house’ print and DVD resources to support new science curriculum. 09/16 Bold= First Nations Content

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Fossil Records, Geological Dating

Fossils: A. Squire
Fossils: M. Stewart
Fossil: P. Taylor
Prehistoric World: L. Gamlin
Prehistoric Life: W. Lindsay
What Dinosaurs Left Behind: J. Berkowitz Digging Canadian Dinosaurs: R. Grambo Numerous dinosaur titles Archeology-Radiocarbon dating Nye DVD

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Climate Change, Changing Landscapes, Impacts of Humans

Buried Sunlight: Ho Fossil Fuels have Changed the Earth: M. Bang
What if Ice Caps Melted?: K. Friedman Climate Change: R. Hunter Inconvenient Truth: A. GoreGlobal Warming: C. Oxlade
Global Warming Threat: L. Pringle
Earth then and now- Amazing images of our changing world: F. Pearce
Endangered Species: P. Littlewood
Can we Save the TIger: M. Jenkins Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: A. Bishop Water: Living Sustainably: H. Wittaker Waste: Living Sustainably: H. Wittaker Green Homes: S. Taylor
How Land and Weather shape Communities: A. Catalano
I Wonder Why there’s a Hole in the Sky
Oil Spills: J. Powell
Oil / Chemical / Nuclear Disaster: J. Green Oil by the Numbers: J. McClure
Tracking Trash: L. Burns
Your Local Environment: S. Hewitt Pollution Solutions: Nye DVD
Rachel Carson Biography: A. Ehlrich eBook: Investigating the Global Climate eBook. A Warmer World: C. Arnold
First Nations: Ecological knowledge, stewardship/ conservation, Oral history, change in traditional practice. See Aboriginal Dept

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Elements, Compounds and Chemical Reactions, Crystalline Structure

Materials and Matter: P. Riley
Atoms and Cells: L. Bender
Chemical Reactions: Nye DVD eBook:Graphic.Chemical Reactions A. Biskup Snowflakes: Crystallline K. Libbrecht Snowflake Bently: J. Martin   Crystals: Structure: M. Stewart

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Survival Needs, Interactions between Organisms

You Are the Earth: Suzuki
Life in a Grassland: D. Patent Biodiversity of Deserts: G. Pyers Biodiversity of Coasts: G. Pyers Biodiversity of Coral Reefs: G. Pyers Biodiversity of Polar Regions: G. Pyers Tree of Life Diversity: R. Strauss Biodiversity: Nye DVD
Food Chains: Nye DVD
Various Food Web titles
eBoo: Invasive Plants. C. Farrell
eBook: Future of Life on Earth: M. Bright eBook: Poetry Celebrating Natures Survivors: J. Sidman

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Electromagnetism, Generating Electricity

The Boy who Harnessed the Wind Canada’s Natural Resources: C. Gleason Energy Supply: R. Hunter
Energy: Living Green: H. Wittaker
Shining Light on Sustainable Energy: M.Mulder Various titles on electricity and Magnets Various Science experiment titles Understanding Electricity: Discovery DVD DVD: Building Dams

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Natural Selection, Evolution

Early People: M. Hynes First Humans: R. Stefoff Early People: J. Pipe Prehistoric World: L. Gamlin Evolution: E. Loxton

Birds: A. Ganeri
We: A. Schertle
Extreme Animals: N. Davies
eBook: Graphic Adaptation Journey-Biskup