Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
§112.11. Science, Kindergarten, Adopted 2017 – The provisions of §§112.11-112.16 of this subchapter shall be implemented by school districts beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.
(1). In Kindergarten, students observe and describe the natural world using their senses. Students do science as inquiry in order to develop and enrich their abilities to understand scientific concepts and processes. Students develop vocabulary through their experiences investigating properties of common objects, earth materials, and organisms.
(B). Matter is described in terms of its physical properties, including relative size, weight, shape, color, and texture. The importance of light, thermal, and sound energy is identified as it relates to the students' everyday life. The location and motion of objects are explored.
(b). Knowledge and skills.
(5). Matter and energy. The student knows that objects have properties and patterns. The student is expected to:
(A). observe and record properties of objects, including bigger or smaller, heavier or lighter, shape, color, and texture