*Each month starts with the Common Core Standard listed, all with activities for grades K, 1, and 2. They include: Organizing Category: 3.2.A: Chemistry, Organizing Category: 3.1.C: Evolution, Standard Area: 3.1 Biological Science, Organizing Category: 3.3.B: Origin and Evolution of the Universe, and Organizing Category: 3.3.A: Earth Structures, Processes and Cycles. All materials needed for experiments are inexpensive and easy to find.
I’m a Little Scientist song, Scientific Method Poster, Rubric for science participation, Science Journal cover sheet, science journal outline, and Note to parents.
August-States of Matter activities, experiments, sorting cards for whole group or center activity, worksheet, Effects of heat and cold experiments, worksheet.
September- What’s in your drink experiment
October- Witch’s bubbly brew experiment and mold experiment (states of matter and effects of heat and cold). Leaves changing color experiment.
November- Bats-sound experiments, game, and 2 worksheets.
December- Crystal snowflake experiment, Will it Freeze? Experiments, Make Snow, Snow storm in a jar.
January- Glaciers and Icebergs fact sheet and experiments
February- Shadows-worksheet and experiment. Translucent egg experiment. Vinegar heart experiment (will it freeze/reactions to melt it)
March-Liquid rainbow experiment (density) and make a rainbow experiment.
April -Water cycle song, cloud in a jar experiment and Rain cloud in a jar experiment The soil chain worksheet, soil shake, and soil profile worksheet.
May- Fish body experiment, salt water experiment and ocean in a bag project.
Living things songs, living things poster, living things 9 page mini book with worksheet, 2 worksheets, varies activities list, outline page for book creation, Living/Non-living sort cards for group and center activity.
Weather words poster, weather game activity (picture cards or sentences to sort into different types of weather), 8 page mini book for weather affects.