SERIES: Matter and Materials

1, Changing Matter in My Makerspace

WRITTEN BY:Rebecca Sjonger

SERIES TITLE: Matter and Materials

St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Publishing, 2018

32 pages, full-colour, 8 1/2″ x 10 3/4″

IL: Ages 8-11 RL: Grades 3-4

This title uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce readers to the properties of liquids and solids, and how these properties change between states of matter. Readers are then provided with strategies to start their own creative projects, using the scientific ideas they have learned. Tips and hints encourage kids to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team.

THEMATIC LINKS: Makerspace, Matter, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Problem Solving

FILED UNDER: FALL2018, Science

2, Mixing and Separating Materials in My Makerspace

WRITTEN BY:Rebecca Sjonger

SERIES TITLE:Matter and Materials in My Makerspace

St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Publishing, 2018

32 pages, full-colour, 8 1/2″ x 10 3/4″

IL: Ages 8-11 RL: Grades 3-4

This introduction to the principles of Makerspace explains how matter with different properties can be mixed together or separated to create new states of matter, substances and materials with differing properties. Readers are given strategies to begin their own creative projects, using the scientific ideas they have learned, and encouraged to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team.

THEMATIC LINKS:  Makerspace, Materials, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Problem Solving

FILED UNDER: FALL2018, Science