Primary: Kindergarten Centre 2

Overall Expectations

2.conduct simple investigations through free exploration, focused exploration, and guided activity, using inquiry skills (questioning, planning, predicting, observing, communicating)

Specific Expectations

2.1state problems and pose questions before and during investigation

2.2make predictions and observations before and during investigations

2.3select and use materials to carry out their own explorations

2.4communicate results and findings from individual and group investigations(e.g., explain and/or show how they made their structure; state simple conclusions from an experiment; record ideas using pictures, numbers, labels)

Learning Goals:

Today I am learning…

Today I will learn about what will slide on ice

Today I will learn about what will not slide on ice

Today I will learn that objects slide less, when the ice is less smooth

Success Criteria:

I can understand that some objects will slide on ice

I can understand that some objects do not slide on ice

I can understand that when the ice becomes less smooth, the objects will not slide as well on it.

Teacher Questions/Prompts:

What is this boys and girl?

Do you know what it does?

Does the Zamboni make the ice nice and smooth?

I wonder what will happen when you slide the car across the ice

I wonder what will happen when you slide the pencil across the ice

Assessment focus:

Mode; Strategy; Tool

As Learning & For Learning

Observation sheet

TC will make observations of students playing at the ice centre, and the things they say during their play.