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SC1. INQUIRY, NATURE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY GRADE Kindergarten Students will combine scientific processes ad knowledge with scientific reasoning and critical thinking to ask questions about phenomena and propose explanations based on gathered evidence.

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1.1. Abilities to do Scientific Inquiry 2.1.1 Students will ask questions and conduct investigations that lead to observations and communication of findings.

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SC 2.1.1a DOK 2
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Scientific Questioning Explore teacher generated questions that relate to a science topicQuestions, science topicsExploreScience is exploring the world through questioning. What is science? What questions can we ask about science? What questions that we ask are about science?knowledgeApple Unit Kindergaten Hands-On Standards HOS Lesson 5 Making Defintions Unit Quiz/Test

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SC 2.1.1b DOK 2
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Scientific Investigaations Participate in simple, teacher-facilitated investigationsInvestigationsParticipateScience is learned through participation in investigation.What is scrience? How do we investigate?KnowledgeApple Unit Kindergaten Hands-On Standards HOS Lesson 9 InvestigagtionsUnit Quiz/Test

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comprehen1 recallPlant Unit

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application2 skillsSeasons Unit

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analysis3 strategicSun, Earth, Moon Unit

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SC 2.1.1c DOK 1 Scientific Tools Explore the guided use of tools (e.g., hand lens, balance, nonstandard measurement tools)ToolsExploreTools help us explore science.What is science? What tools help us observe?KnowledgeApple Unit Kindergaten Hands-On Standards Sun, Earth Moon UnitUnit Quiz/Test

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comprehen1 recallSaxon Math: Lesson 53-Balance, 126 non standard unit, 133 rulars

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analysis3 strategicPlant Unit

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Scientific Observations Using the five senses, describe objects, organisms, or events through pictures, words, and numbersObjects, organisms, events through five sensesDescribe The five sense help us describe our world. What is science? How do we observe? How do people use their senses to gather information?knowledgeSeason Unit / Seasonal Video seriesFive Senses Observation and Recording Sheet for each seasonal walk

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SC 2.1.1e DOK 2 Scientific Data collections Collect and record observations using pictures, words, and symbols (e.g. weather charts, birthdays, lost teeth)ObservationsCollect and recordWe collect and record data to make sense of observations.What is science? How do we collect and record data?KnowledgeSaxon daily math meeting Activities Saxon Math Graphing Activities Saxon Math LessonsTeacher Observations

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SC 2.1.1f DOK 2 Scientific Communication Use drawings and words to describe and share observations with othersObservationsDescribe and shareScience is about sharing our observations.What is science? How do we share our observations?KnowledgeEDI instructional model used in every science unit:  Think/Record/Pair ShareStudent Pair Share

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analysis3 strategicHands On Science Inquiry Lesson 2

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SC 2.1.1g DOK 2 Mathematics Use appropriate mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiryMathmaticsUseMath is used in science.What is science? How do we use math in scientic inquiry?KnowledgeSaxon Math Lessons: 53, 122, 126, 133

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1.2 Nature of Science THIS STANDARD DOES NOT APPEAR UNTIL 3rd GRADE

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1.3 Technology THIS STANDARD DOES NOT APPEAR UNTIL 4TH GRADE

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SC2. PHYSICAL SCIENCE GRADE Kindergarten Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Physical Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.

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2.1 Matter 2.2.1 Students will observe and describe properties of objects and their behavior.

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SC 2.2.1a DOK 2
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Properties and Structures of Matter Observe physical properties of objects (color, size, shape)

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Physical propertiesObserveMatter has physical properties.What are physical properties?knowledgeSRA Language for LearningSRA Language for Learning Assessment

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comprehen1 recallKindergarten Saxon Math Lessons - 1 ,2, 3 ,4,

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SC 2.2.1b DOK 2
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Properties and Structures of Matter Separate and sort objects by physical attribute
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Objects, physical attributeSeparate, sortObjects can be sorted by physical attribute.How can properties be used to organize and catorgorize objects? How can we sortand separate objects based on attributes?knowledgeKindergarten Saxon Math Lessons - 16, 17, 23, 26, 29, 32, 33, 50-1, 54, 83, 85, 105, 123Saxon Written Practice 16, 23, 31,32,34, 43,54,85, 105,123

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SC 2.2.1c DOK 1 Properties and Structures of Matter Measure objects using comparative terms (heavier, lighter, longer, shorter) ObjectsMeasureMeasure and compare objects.How can measurements be used to compare objects? How do we use comparative terms to describe objects?knowledgeKindergarten Saxon Math Lessons -  53, 72, 78, 83, 84, 90-1, 97, 115, 120-1, 131   Teacher Observation

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SC 2.2.1d DOK 2 States of Matter Identify solids and liquids and recognize that liquids take the shape of their container THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 2knowledge

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2.2 FORCE AND MOTION 2.2.2 Students will compare relative position and motion of objects.

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SC 2.2.2a DOK 2 Motion State location and/or motion relative to another object or its surroundings (in front of, behind, between, over, under, faster, slower, forward and backward, up and down)Location, motionStateDescribe objects relative to location and motion. Location and motion are relative.How do we state location and motion relative to other objects or surroundings?knowledgeSRA Language For Learning ProgramLanguage for Learning Assessement
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comprehen1 recallKindergarten Saxon Math Lessons - 12, 23, 32, 43, 54, 103, 115

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SC 2.2.2b DOK ? Motion THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 1 knowledge

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SC3. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES Kindergarten Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.

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3.1 Structure and Function of Living Systems 2.3.1. Students will investigate the characteristics of living things.

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SC 2.3.1a DOK 2
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Charateristics of Life Differentiate between living and nonliving things
Living things, nonliving thingsDifferentiateLiving and nonliving things exhibit different characteristics.What are the differences between living and nonliving things?knowledgeLiving/Nonliving UnitLiving/Nonliving picture sort

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SC 2.3.1b DOK 1
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Charateristics of Living Organisms Identify the basic needs of living things (food, water, air, space, shelter)
Basic needsIdentifyLiving things require food water, air, space and shelter.What are basic needs of living things?knowledgeLiving/Nonliving UnitPlant Needs Assessment Sheet

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SC 2.3.1c DOK 1 Charateristics of Living Organisms
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SC 2.3.1d DOK 2 Charateristics of Living Organisms THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 2 knowledge

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3.2 Heredity 2.3.2. Students will recognize changes in living things.

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SC 2.3.2a DOK 1
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Inherited Traits Describe how offspring resemble their parents
Resemblence between offspring and parentDescribeOffspring resemble their parents.How are offspring like their parents? knowledgeLiving/Nonliving UnitMatching Assessment

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SC 2.3.2b DOK 1 Inherited Traits THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 1
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3.3 Flow of Matter and Energy in Ecosystems THIS STANDARD DOES NOT APPEAR UNTIL 4TH GRADE

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3.4 Biodiversity 2.3.4. Students will recognize changes in organisms.

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SC 2.3.4a DOK 1 Biological Adaptations Recognize seasonal changes in animals and plants THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 2
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SC4. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES GRADES Kindergarten Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Earth Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world. SC2. LIFE SCIENCE GRADES K-2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, therories, and models of the Life Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.

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4.1 Earth in Space 2.4.1. Students will observe and identify objects in the sky.

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Objects in the Sky and Universe Identify objects in the sky (the Sun, the Moon, stars) and when they are observable
Objects in skyIdentifyObjects appear in the sky at specific times.What objects appear in the sky? When do objects appear in the sky?knowledgeKindergaten Flip for Science Sun, Moon, and Earth Lesson 1 and 3Unit Quiz/Test

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SC 2.4.1b DOK 1 Motion of Objects in the Solar System THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 1 knowledge

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4.2 Earth Structures and Processes 2.4.2. Students will observe, identify and describe characteristics of Earth's materials.

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SC 2.4.2a DOK 1 Properties of Earth's materials THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 1 knowledge

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SC 2.4.2b DOK 1 Use of Earth's materials THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 2
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4.3. Energy in Earth's Systems 2.4.3. Students will observe simple patterns of change on Earth.

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SC 2.4.3a DOK 1 Energy Sources THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 1 knowledge

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SC 2.4.3b DOK 2
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Weather and Climate Observe and describe simple daily changes in weatherDaily weather changesObserve, describeWeather changes daily.How can we describe daily weather changes?KnowledgeKindergarten Saxon Math Meeting Weather frog
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SC 2.4.3c DOK 12 Weather and Climate THIS STD NOT INTRODUCED UNTIL GRADE 1 Knowledge

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