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STEAM Learning Resources – Canada

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The units of work for Canada is mapped to The Ontario Curriculum, aligned with core standards and learning objectives for Science and Technology – Grades 3-6. In mapping to the curriculum, the STEAM Learning Continuum, Robotics and Coding curricula were also considered in providing part of the STEAM connection mapping for each Unit of Work (UoW), especially for the technology pillar.

The Canada Units of Work are based on The Ontario Curriculum, 2007

Life Systems
Growth and Changes in Plants

Structures and Mechanisms
Strong and Stable Structures

Matter and Energy
Forces Causing Movement

Earth and Space Systems
Soils in the Environment

Life Systems
Habitats and Communites

Structures and Mechanisms
Pulleys and Gears

Matter and Energy
Light and Sounds

Earth and Space Systems
Rocks and Minerals

Life Systems
Conservation of Water & Resources

Structures and Mechanisms
Forces Acting on Structures and Mechanisms

Matter and Energy
Properties of and Changes in Matter

Earth and Space Systems
Conservation of Energy and Resources

Life Systems

Structures and Mechanisms

Matter and Energy
Electricity and Electrical Devices

Earth and Space Systems

Try these quests first!

To help educators get started, these quests provide a simple entry point for in-game projects. Although not specifically mapped to core standards, they require less preparation and can be delivered autonomously with the game’s questing engine and the player’s AI robot companion, Socket.

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GBL – Example, Surveillance Drone
Learn how to use Builder and Blockly to create a drone.

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GBL – Terraforming
Use the Gauntlet to collect minerals for crafting new gear

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GBL – Achievements, Badges, and Quizzes
Track achievements, finished quests and completed quizzes

Featured Quest

Designed to help educators with lesson planning, check out our featured quest guides for its summaries, fun facts, and badges.

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