01 Examine problems using scientific inquiry.

• Make observations to form questions.


02 Integrate unifying concepts and processes in science experiences.

• Use observations to sort by characteristics.

• Recognize that things change in some ways and stay the same in others.

• Explain how living things interact with their environment because of specific characteristics.


03 Observe and describe physical properties of materials.

• Describe the characteristics of states of matter.

• Understand materials can be classified by states of matter (solid, liquid, or gas).

• Observe how temperatures change states of matter.


04 Investigate and describe characteristics of living things.

• Identify the basic needs of living things.

• Summarize the characteristics of living things.


05 Recognize and classify earth materials.

• Recognize earth materials.

• Communicate effects of weather on Earth materials.