Grade 4 (Elementary 2)
Farmers produce close to a million metric tons of tomatoes in Canada every year. At Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, scientists find better ways to grow them in the field or greenhouse and explore whether tomatoes could have practical applications in the prevention of cancer and other diseases.
Extreme close-up of germinating tomato seeds.
Animated video offering a good visual introduction to pollination and fertilization, describing the role of the structures involved in these plant processes.
A simple description of the plant processes of pollination and fertilization.
This animation uses a tomato plant to learn about the parts of plants and their function.
A quick and simple, white-board animation of how a plant grows from a seed. The video introduces concepts of germination and photosynthesis. (2:11 min.)
Learn the differences between living and nonliving things. Things which can grow, move, breathe and reproduce are called living things.
Grade 10 (Secondary IV)
A Vocabulary Preview learning strategy is used to help students develop and increase their working vocabulary about a topic or inquiry by providing students the opportunity to identify and familiarize themselves with vocabulary before and during an inquiry or other learning experience.
The Vocabulary Evolution learning strategy encourages students to reflect and revise their thinking about vocabulary words for a given topic.
The Planning Steps Organizer learning strategy is used to plan the steps in a process, such as an inquiry or exploration.
The Key Concept Exploration learning strategy is used to teach and reinforce students’ understanding of key concepts.
The 5Ws and an H Inquiry Planning learning strategy provides small groups of students with a basic framework to establish key tasks and responsibilities for conducting an inquiry.