Kindergarten Science

Course Description

In Kindergarten Science, students will use their senses to explore their world. Students experience nature walks, gardening, and imitative games by exploring varying concepts.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

Kindergarten

*Materials

Course Materials List

*Materials listed should be acquired by the student prior to beginning work in the course.

Duration

2 Semesters

Prerequisites

None

Technology Skills

  • Internet Navigation
  • Word Processing Skills
  • Email Communication (with assistance of parent or teacher)

Semester A

Major Concepts:

  • The Fall Season
  • Leaves and Butterflies
  • Deer
  • Autumn Leaves and Weather Conditions
  • Falling leaves
  • Squirrels
  • Ducks
  • Natural Fall Objects
  • Nature Observations
  • Animals & Camouflage
  • Planting a Garden
  • Terrariums
  • Growing a Seed
  • Goldfish
  • Freezing Water
  • Magnets

Semester B

Major Concepts

  • Animal Tracks
  • Astronomy in the Winter
  • Animals and their Offspring
  • Shapes in Nature
  • Winter and the Five Senses
  • Properties of Matter
  • Spring Clouds
  • Rainbows and Evaporation
  • Making Maple Syrup
  • Spring Flowers
  • Spring Plant Growth
  • Earthworms
  • Evening Stars & Constellations
  • Birds
  • Pet Care
  • Bees and Pollination
  • The Sounds of Spring
  • Frogs and Ponds