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Mississippi Standards for Kindergarten Science

MS.1. Inquiry: Ask questions and find answers by scientific investigation.

1.b. Compare, sort, and group objects according to size, shape, color, and texture. (DOK 2)

1.c. Identify simple tools (rulers, thermometers, scales, and hand lenses) used to gather information. (DOK 1)

MS.2. Physical Science: Identify properties of objects and materials, position and motion of objects, and properties of magnetism.

2.a. Classify properties of objects and materials according to their observable characteristics. (DOK 2)

2.a.2. Matter (solid or liquid)

2.b. Differentiate what happens to water left in an open container (disappears) and water left in a closed container (remains). (DOK 1)

2.c.1. External motion of objects (e.g., straight-line, circular, back-and-forth, rotational)

2.d. Compare the interaction between two magnets and the interaction between magnets and other objects (e.g., iron, other metals, wood, water). (DOK 1)

MS.3. Life Science: Understand characteristics, structures, life cycles, and environments of organisms.

3.e. Recognize and compare the differences between living organisms and non-living materials. (DOK 2)

MS.4. Earth and Space Science: Understand properties of Earth materials, objects in the sky, and changes in Earth and sky.

4.b. Identify and describe properties of Earth materials (soil, rocks, water, and air). (DOK 1)

4.c. Collect and display local weather data. (DOK 2)

4.e. Describe the effects of the sun on living and non-living things. (DOK 1)

4.e.1. Warms the land, air, and water