Boat Design: Making Learning Visible

Task: Through this inquiry, grade two students at Elizabeth Rummel School in Canadian Rockies Public Schools came to understand the engineering principles that underpin boat design, as well as the scientific concepts associated with buoyancy, including balance, density, displacement, stability, and waterproofing. The Teaching Effectiveness Framework was used as a guide in designing the learning task, as well as a lens for pedagogical reflection.

Grade Level: Grade 2

Discipline Area(s): Science

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An opportunity for staff to come together and think about assessment and task design with some Calibrating Conversations! Thanks for the great discussion and to @GalileoEducNet’s Candace for facilitating! #BetterTogether pic.twitter.com/VcYJdgpqy9

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