Kindergarten Science

Course Description

Semester A

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

Semester B

Students in this course will continue using their senses to explore their world. Students experience nature walks, gardening, and imitative games by exploring varying concepts.

Course Requirments

Grade Level

Kindergarten

*Materials

Basic School Supplies

Kindergarten Materials Kit

*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