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Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)

Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Science Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
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This science unit includes lesson plans, STEM activities, hands-on investigations,and vocabulary activities for forces, motion, and interactions (pushes and pulls). It is aligned to NGSS and integrates science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and performance expectations.

With this unit, thinking like a scientist feels like playing.

This is a bundle of three separate force and motion units.
  •Pushes and Pulls- All About Pushes and Pulls!
  •Racetracks and Targets- Aligned to K-PS-2-1
  •Collisions- Aligned to K-PS2-2

In this unit, students will:
  •explore pushes and pulls with hands-on activities
  •plan and conduct investigations on the effects of different types of pushes and pulls
  •use cause and effect to analyze and interpret data from investigations
  •participate in STEM challenges to develop engineering skills

This unit includes:
  •25 lessons
  •Hands-On Investigations
  •STEM Challenges
  •Literacy Connections (Read Aloud Suggestions, Shared Writing, Interactive Writing Ideas)
  •Rubrics integrating the 3 dimensions of NGSS to evaluate student work
  •Assessment checklists integrating the 3 dimensions of NGSS
  •Assessment pages

Materials needed for Classroom in Motion: Pushes and Pulls
  •plastic cups, straws, and yarn

Materials needed for Classroom in Motion: Racetracks and Targets
  •small balls (marble, foam ball, tennis ball, ping pong ball, etc.)
  •materials for "barriers" (blocks, books, bins, etc.)
  
Materials needed for Classroom in Motion: Collisions
  •small balls (marble, foam ball, tennis ball, ping pong ball, etc.)
  •teddy bear counters
  •materials for a ramp (small white board, hardcover book, piece of cardboard, paper towel tubes, etc.)
 
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