01 Examine problems using scientific inquiry.

• Employ simple equipment and tools to gather data and extend the senses.

• Use data to support explanations.


02 Integrate unifying concepts and processes in science experiences.

• Describe observable changes such as speed, pattern, shape, position, and size.


03 Observe and describe changes in sound and light.

• Identify properties of light.

  • Reflection/refraction

• Predict changes in sound.

  • Pitch
  • Volume

 04 Investigate and describe life cycles of organisms.

• Describe life cycle of organisms.

Life cycle of plants

Life cycle of animals


05 Investigate and describe processes that affect the earth’s surfaces.

• Describe how humans or animal activities affect the earth’s surface.

  • Pollution/conservation

• Recognize that some changes in the earth’s surface happen quickly; others happen over a long period of time.

  • Natural Disasters
  • Erosion