STEM LESSONS

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GRADE 3

From constructing sky-high spaghetti and marshmallow towers to exploring force and energy with DIY catapults, Grade 3 is building something exciting! 

Builders Bonanza

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Catapults

Curriculum reference: Forces Acting on Structures and Mechanisms

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Paper Airplanes

Curriculum reference: Movement, Air and Water in the Environment

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Spaghetti and Marshmallow Towers

Curriculum reference: Strong and Stable Structures

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Balloon Rocket

Curriculum reference: Forces Causing Movement

The Great Outdoors

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Flying Kites

Curriculum reference: Forces Causing Movement

Random Acts of Scienceness

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Morse Code Necklaces

Curriculum reference: Patterning and Algebra

CODING IN THE CLASSROOM

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The NII Explore Coding in the Classroom program helps students learn foundational skills like coding, which are critical to working in a digital economy. Learn more at nii.ca/coding

NII will consider partnerships with the following entities to deliver programming:  accredited academic institutions; private sector companies with expertise in education; philanthropic foundations; indigenous communities; and individuals with particular experience in educational programming.

NII PARTNERSHIPS

If you are interested in partnering with NII on educational programs, contact explore@nii.ca for more information.