Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.K.PS. Physical Sciences (PS)
K.PS1. Matter and Its Interactions
K.PS1.1. Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials including wood, plastic, metal, cloth, and paper by their observable properties (color, texture, hardness, and flexibility) and whether they are natural or human-made.
TN.K.ESS. Earth and Space Sciences (ESS)
K.ESS2. Earth’s Systems
K.ESS2.1. Analyze and interpret weather data (precipitation, wind, temperature, cloud cover) to describe weather patterns that occur over time (hourly, daily) using simple graphs, pictorial weather symbols, and tools (thermometer, rain gauge).
TN.K.ETS. Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science (ETS)
K.ETS2. Links Among Engineering, Technology, Science, and Society
K.ETS2.4. Use appropriate tools (magnifying glass, rain gauge, basic balance scale) to make observations and answer testable scientific questions.