Grades PreK-2 Core Scientific Inquiry, Literacy and Numeracy
A INQ.1- Make observations and ask questions about objects, organisms and the environment.
Students will predict, discuss and observe during science experiments and projects.
A INQ.2- Use senses and simple measuring tools to collect data.
Students will observe with the senses and measure with thermometers and measuring tools.
INQ.3 Make predictions based on observed patterns.
For each project, students will make predictions and test their predictions.
A INQ.4- Read, write, listen and speak about observations of the natural world.
Students will work in groups, discuss in class, and write in science journals throughout the unit.
A INQ.5- Seek information in books, magazines and pictures.
Students will complete research with library books, internet use, and pictures.
A INQ.6- Present information in words and drawings.
Students will have to present findings in speeches, drawings, and in writing.
A INQ.7-Use standard tools to measure and describe physical properties such as weight, length and temperature.
Students will use thermometers, rulers, and measuring tape as part of record keeping and science experiments.