How can I write my own powerful questions? Is it possible for students to create their own powerful, higher order thinking questions? How can we capitalize on this quality, in-depth thinking to create assessment opportunities?Created by Val Baron (EJELS) and Terra Kaliszuk (AISI Instructional Coach)
Adapted version of Costa’s 3 Levels of Questioning to create their own HOTS questions!
- Teacher Outline (brief lesson progression & selected implementation suggestions)
- Student Question Creation Handout (exemplar question & 3 Level Questioning resource)
Matter and Chemical Change
Electrical Principles and Technologies
Science In Action e-text The format has been redesigned to support online use, and a variety of online learning features have been added, including videos, interactive multimedia, and self-assessments.
ScienceFocus e-text This resource contains the electronic version of the Grade 9 science textbook ScienceFocus 9, published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson.
Visualize Science This site will let both students and teachers interact with material on the web, rather than just reading text. Topics include: light and optics, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, life science, and wave theory.
TryScience! Experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide.
Edquest Middle School Science Student and Teacher Resource Centers for both approved texts for the Alberta science curriculum.
Science Alberta Foundation
ATA Science Council
Science News Feature articles on late breaking science news.
Harcourt Science Video Updates
Access Science McGraw Hill