This NGSS kindergarten earth science bundle includes lesson plans and engaging materials to understand how plants and animals can change the environment and act as an important part of a system
. It also explores how humans can change the environment and what we can do to help our Earth. It is aligned to NGSS and integrates science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and performance expectations.
Just gather a few materials and you are ready to bring NGSS to your classroom!
In this unit, students will:
Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information
from multiple sources (text and photographs)
Engage in argument from evidence
relationships between things humans do and how that impacts our Earth
Discover ways in which the plants and animals are a part of a system
This unit includes:
Lesson Plans (4 weeks of instruction)
Research Materials (PPT and Google Slides File included!)
Literacy Connections (Shared Writing, Interactive Writing, Read Alouds)
TWO Projects: Student book template and Craftivity to summarize learning about human impacts on the environment
Rubric, checklist, and assessment page integrating the 3 dimensions of NGSS
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Other Kindergarten NGSS Units:
NGSS YEAR-LONG Kindergarten Bundle
Living Things: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-LS1-1, K-ESS3-1)
Weather: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-ESS2-1, K-ESS3-2, K-PS3-1, K-PS3-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
K-2 NGSS STEM Unit: Paper Fans
For more info on NGSS:
NGSS Beginners' Guide: FREE
FREE NGSS Overview VIDEO