Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks for Kindergarten Science

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MA.K-ESS. Kindergarten: Earth and Space Sciences

ESS2. Earth’s Systems

K-ESS2-1. Use and share quantitative observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.
WeatherWhen someone asks, “What is the weather today?” you know what they are asking. They are asking what it is like outside. They want to know what nature is doing in your area – raining, snowing, blowing… How We Measure Weather: We measure temperature using a thermometer. A wind vane measures the direction of the wind. A rain gauge measures how much rain falls.Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1Vocabulary :2
The seasonsA season is a different time of year. There are four seasons: winter, spring, summer, and fall. The four seasons always come in the same order. Winter comes first in the year. Spring comes next. Summer is third. Fall is the fourth season. Seasons bring different types of weather. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1Vocabulary :1
WeatherWorksheets :20
K-ESS2-2. Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment
Taking Care of EarthHow Can People Protect the Earth? We can use our resources wisely. That means we must use all resources carefully and not waste them. Do not waste water. Do not litter – throw trash away in a trash can. Do not put bad things in water. Bad things can pollute water. Remember the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1Vocabulary :2
Our EarthWorksheets :20

ESS3. Earth and Human Activity

K-ESS3-3. Communicate solutions to reduce the amount of natural resources an individual uses.
Taking Care of EarthHow Can People Protect the Earth? We can use our resources wisely. That means we must use all resources carefully and not waste them. Do not waste water. Do not litter – throw trash away in a trash can. Do not put bad things in water. Bad things can pollute water. Remember the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1Vocabulary :2
Our EarthWorksheets :20

MA.K-LS. Kindergarten: Life Science

LS1. From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

K-LS1-2(MA). Recognize that all plants and animals grow and change over time.
All about animalsWhat Do Animals Need to Live? Animals need to: drink water, eat food, breathe air. Animals also need shelter. How do Animals Get Food? How do Different Animals Breath? Animals Grow and Change. How do Animals Stay Safe? Animal Body Parts. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1Vocabulary :1
All About PlantsWorksheets :19
MatterWorksheets :20
WeatherWorksheets :20

MA.K-PS. Kindergarten: Physical Science

PS1. Matter and Its Interactions

K-PS1-1(MA). Investigate and communicate the idea that different kinds of materials can be solid or liquid depending on temperature.
Describe and measure matterWhat is matter? Matter is all around you. Matter is anything that takes up space. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1Vocabulary :2
All About PlantsWorksheets :19
MatterWorksheets :20
WeatherWorksheets :20

PS2. Motion and Stability: Forces and interactions

K-PS2-1. Compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.
Force and motionWhat Makes Things Move? Forces make things move! A force is a push or pull that can make something move. Gravity is a force! Gravity is a force that pulls things down. Speed is how fast or how slow an object moves. Objects can move straight, up, down, to the left, or to the right. Objects can curve and swerve when they move too! Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1Vocabulary :1
Did you Know... 1st GradeAir is a nonliving thing. The air we breathe in is called oxygen. Herbivores are animals that only eat plants. Can you believe a HUGE dinosaur called a brachiosaurus was an herbivore? A whale is NOT a fish. It is a mammal that lives in the ocean. You have almost 10,000 taste buds in your mouth! These taste buds help you TASTE food. You can taste things that are sweet, sour, salty, and bitter! Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1Vocabulary :2
All About PlantsWorksheets :19
MatterWorksheets :20
WeatherWorksheets :20
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