Little SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM

Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
Little  SCIENCE Thinkers YEAR-LONG Kindergarten CURRICULUM
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    Little SCIENCE Thinkers  is a complete curriculum specifically for Kindergarten.  It's everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends.  It is cross-referenced with and written using the main topics of state Kindergarten Science Standards and many NGSS. 

    This full year-long curriculum contains lessons for the whole year. There are 6 full unit plans.
    The units included are:

    -----UNIT 1: Our Senses-----
    Lesson 1: WHAT IS SCIENCE?
    Lesson 2: WHAT DO SCIENTISTS DO?
    Lesson 3: OUR SENSE OF HEARING
    Lesson 4: OUR SENSE OF SMELL
    Lesson 5: OUR SENSE OF TOUCH
    Lesson 6: OUR SENSE OF TASTE
    Lesson 7: OUR SENSE OF SIGHT
    Lesson 8: USING OUR SENSES (SCIENCE STATIONS)
    Lesson 9: SENSES CRAFTIVITY
    Lesson 10: REVIEWING OUR SENSES
    Lesson 11: UNIT ASSESSMENT

    -----UNIT 2: Seasons and Weather-----
    Lesson 1: WHAT IS WEATHER?
    Lesson 2: TYPES OF WEATHER
    Lesson 3: THE SUN
    Lesson 4: THE SUN AND SHADE – NGSS EXPERIMENT
    Lesson 5: OBSERVING WEATHER
    Lesson 6: HOW WEATHER AFFECTS US
    Lesson 7: SEVERE WEATHER & SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY
    Lesson 8: THE SEASONS
    Lesson 9: THE SEASONS CRAFTIVITY
    Lesson 10: SEASONS & WEATHER SCIENCE STATIONS (2 DAYS)
    Lesson 11: REVIEWING SEASONS AND WEATHER
    Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT

    -----UNIT 3: Properties-----
    Lesson 1: MAKING OBSERVATIONS
    Lesson 2: SOLIDS, LIQUIDS, AND GASES
    Lesson 3: OBSERVING COLOR
    Lesson 4: OBSERVING AND MEASURING SIZE
    Lesson 5: OBSERVING AND MEASURING WEIGHT
    Lesson 6: OBSERVING SHAPE
    Lesson 7: OBSERVING TEXTURE
    Lesson 8: OBSERVING AND MEASURING TEMPERATURE
    Lesson 9: SCIENCE STATIONS
    Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS (DAY 2)
    Lesson 11: EXPERIMENT
    Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT AND CRAFTIVITY (2 days)

    -----UNIT 4: Plants-----
    Lesson 1: LIVING AND NONLIVING THINGS
    Lesson 2: PARTS OF A PLANT
    Lesson 3: EXPERIMENT - HOW PLANTS ARE AFFECTED BY THEIR ENVIRONMENT
    Lesson 4: PLANT NEEDS
    Lesson 5: HOW PLANTS MAKE FOOD
    Lesson 6: HOW PLANTS REPRODUCE
    Lesson 7: LIFE CYCLE OF A PLANT
    Lesson 8: PLANT TYPES
    Lesson 9: PLANTS ADAPT
    Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS
    Lesson 11: EXPERIMENT AND REVIEW
    Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT

    -----UNIT 5: Animals-----
    Lesson 1: ANIMALS ARE LIVING THINGS
    EXPERIMENT – ANIMALS GROW AND CHANGE
    Lesson 2: ANIMAL GROUPS
    Lesson 3: REPTILES
    Lesson 4: BIRDS
    Lesson 5: FISH
    Lesson 6: AMPHIBIANS
    Lesson 7: MAMMALS
    Lesson 8: INVERTEBRATES
    Lesson 9: ANIMAL LIFE CYCLES (INCLUDING METAMORPHOSES)
    Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS
    Lesson 11: REVIEW AND EXPERIMENT CONCLUSION
    Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT

    -----UNIT 6: Force and Motion-----
    Lesson 1: HOW THINGS MOVE
    Lesson 2: PUSHES AND PULLS
    Lesson 3: FORCE AND DIRECTION
    Lesson 4: INVESTIGATION
    Lesson 5: GRAVITY
    Lesson 6: RAMP EXPERIMENT
    Lesson 7: SIMPLE MACHINES
    Lesson 8: SIMPLE MACHINE STATIONS
    Lesson 9: SIMPLE MACHINE STATIONS
    Lesson 10: USING MAGNETS TO MOVE
    Lesson 11: REVIEW AND CRAFTIVITY
    Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT


    -----------------WHAT’S INCLUDED IN EACH UNIT?--------------------

    -A complete Teacher Guide
    -Printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds
    -Step-by-step, SCRIPTED Lesson Plans (Twelve, 30-minute lesson plans per unit )
    -Essential Question and Learning Target posters
    -Science Investigations and Hands-On Experiments
    -Science Stations
    -Anchor Charts
    -Whole group Games and Activities
    -Craftivities
    -Student Workbook that follows each lesson
    -Quick Check for every lesson
    -Kinder-appropriate Assessment and Rubric for scoring
    -Parent Letter
    -A COMPLETE unit PowerPoint to guide your teaching during each and every lesson (all books, targets and workbook pages are included in the powerpoint to help you save paper)


    ----------------------BUYING FOR A TEAM?--------------------------

    LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are a coach, principal, or district interested in transferable licenses to accommodate yearly staff changes, please contact me for a quote at karen@mrsjonessclass.com .

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    Little Thinkers Social Studies is an original teaching curriculum created and copyrighted by Karen Jones.
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