The science units in Kindergarten include Sand and Water, Myself
and Others, The Senses, and Organisms. Descriptions of each unit are
Sand and Water
explore the physical properties of water, sand, and bubbles and how
each moves. Classes may focus on phenomena such as sinking and floating,
bubble making, or measurement.
Myself and Others and The Senses
investigate similarities and differences between each other, especially
with respect to their height, eyes, hair, skin, and hands. Students
learn to use their senses as tool with which to observe and describe the
world of objects around them.
create and maintain a woodland habitat in the classroom containing pine
seedlings, moss, pill bugs, and bess beetles. Students also set up,
observe, and maintain a freshwater habitat consisting of plants, pond
snails, and guppies.