Germs is one topic with numerous possibilities, from how germs are spread to the potential dangers of certain germs.
A selection of jars filled with water, food coloring, sugar, spoons. What to do Invite students to put different amounts of sugar into each jar and then add a drop of food coloring and observe what happens.
Have them stir until all the sugar is dissolved, then using the pipettes have them drop one color solution into another—what happens? Adding sugar increases the density of the solution. Painted Nature What you need A variety of natural objects collected from the recess yard; leaves, small branches, twigs and sticks, paint.
What to do Have students search for natural objects in nature and bring them into the classroom to closely observe and paint. Discuss the natural colors and features of these objects. Scientific concept or lesson Closely observing natural phenomena, looking for signs of life and growth, using senses to experience natural materials.
A water tray, a list of the items and a check mark sheet. What to do Invite students to hypothesize which items they think will float and which will sink in the water.
Complete the check mark sheet with their predictions. Then test each one choosing students to volunteer to put the item gently in the water. Scientific concept or lesson Learning about floating and sinking, denser objects sink.
Things to Share and Remember What you need Small containers that seal tight. Cotton balls and a variety of different scents including perfume, cinnamon, vanilla, almond, ginger, curry, lemon, etc.
Double up so that every scent is in two canisters. What to do Ask students to use their sense of smell to try and guess what is inside each container.
Scientific concept or lesson We use our sense of smell to tell us more about the world. Making observations and drawing conclusions. Can it be squashed?
Does it bounce back? Paper Slurry What you need Coarse toilet paper the type you typically get in schools! A water bottle, wax paper, kitchen strainer, sponges. What to do Explain to the class that we are going to make our own paper.
Instruct students to tear the toilet tissue and place it in the water bottle of water before replacing the lid and shaking it vigorously. Have them closely observe how the tissue turns to pulp.
Strain it through to remove excess water, lay it flat and cover in wax paper and leave to dry.Kindergarten Science Curriculum The Science4Us curriculum focuses on the core ideas in each module and eliminates extraneous information that can inhibit comprehension.
Core ideas are well established and concepts are repeated in a variety of formats to . At a loss on how to help your kid win the day at her science fair?
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3. Mini-plot. Materials: string, 4 stakes, pencils, paper, and land. I am a big proponent of getting kids outside to play in the dirt. In fact, you should check out one of my previous articles on that subject: 9 Outdoor Kindergarten Social Studies Activities for Your Little Dirt Monster.
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