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CURRICULUM

Nelson Science K–7

Developed by an experienced team of BC educators, Nelson Science is a comprehensive series built from the ground up to fully align with the redesigned BC Science curriculum.

KEY FEATURES

Nelson Science is a comprehensive series built from the ground up to fully align with the new BC Science curriculum. Infused with First Peoples knowledge and perspectives, and grounded in student-driven scientific inquiry, these resources open inquiry pathways that allow students to deepen their understanding of Big Ideas, develop Core and Curricular Competencies, and build place-based and content knowledge.

• Focused on the doing of science—explorations and investigations are designed to develop the skills, processes, and habits of mind of scientific inquiry

• First Peoples scientific knowledge and perspectives are woven into activities through authentic contexts designed to support learning from First Peoples

• Design-focused activities allow students and teachers to cover all Learning Standards from the Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies (ADST) curriculum

• A suite of custom-developed, modifiable assessment tools, provide support for formative assessment of core and curricular competencies, as well as content knowledge.

Nelson Science Components

Kindergarten — Grade 3

Teacher’s Resource (includes Online Teaching Centre)

  • Print Teacher’s Resource with facilitation strategies and assessment support

Online Teacher’s Resource (included with Teacher’s Resource)

  • Teacher’s Resource eBook
  • Image bank containing art and photos from the Activity Cards in JPG format
  • Science Skills Toolkit with teaching notes to support curricular competencies
  • Modifiable Blackline Masters (includes assessment tools)
  • Interactive Whiteboard lessons for all 4 strands
  • Videos with teaching notes
  • Cross-curricular Connections with teaching notes
  • Literature Connections with teaching notes
  • Weblinks
  • RSS feeds

Activity Blackline Masters

  • 9 double-sided, laminated Activity Cards featuring a unique activity on each side (total of 18 activities) to address all 4 strands: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth/Space Science
  • 5 double-sided, laminated Teacher Cards to support place-based activities
  • 8 copies of each Activity Card (total of 72 cards)
  • Packaged in a durable cardboard box
Grade 4 — Grade 7

Teacher’s Resource (includes Online Teaching Centre)

  • Flexible modular format—2 print Teacher’s Resource modules per grade
  • Each module contains 2 strands:
    • Biology and Chemistry
    • Physics and Earth/Space Science

Online Teacher’s Resource (included with Teacher’s Resource)

  • Teacher’s Resource eBook containing 2 strands
  • Image bank containing art and photos from the Student Resource in JPG format
  • Science Skills Toolkit with teaching notes to support curricular competencies
  • Modifiable Blackline Masters (includes assessment tools)
  • Animations with teaching notes
  • Videos with teaching notes
  • Literature Connections with teaching notes
  • Weblinks
  • RSS feeds

Student Resource

    • Flexible modular format—2 print modules per grade
    • Each module contains 2 strands:
      • Biology and Chemistry
      • Physics and Earth/Space Science
      • Online access to the Science Skills Toolkit

Online Student Centre

      • Each Online Student Centre provides:
      • 1 eBook containing 2 strands (includes audio read-aloud for struggling readers)
      • Science Skills Toolkit to support curricular competencies

View the Nelson Science Brochure

Get an overview of the series, complete component descriptions, and series highlights.

Sample Material

Kindergarten Sample

Grade 4 Sample

Grade 7 Sample

Kindergarten Demo
Grade 4 Demo
Grade 7 Demo

Little Book Library