Grade K Science
Note: Kindergarten Science Standards are now linked to Wonders. Check the Pacing Guide at the right under Grade K Links.
The Big Ideas (PDF) in Kindergarten are;
- Change is something that happens to many things.
- Some changes are so slow or so fast that they are hard to see.
- Things move in many different ways, such as straight, zig zag, round and round, back and forth, and fast and slow.
- Most things are made of parts.
Click here for a list of the things a first grader should Understand, Do and Know.
Earth and Space Science
Students will gain an understanding of Earth and Space Science through the study of earth materials, celestial movement, and weather.
Students will gain an understanding of Physical Science through the study of the forces of motion and the properties of materials.
Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in organisms over time and the nature of living things.