Kindergarten

Kindergarten Science Curriculum Content Timeline

School Year 2016 - 2017

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Some weeks will include two different topics depending on number of days assigned. This template is to be used as a rough gauge for pacing. 

Dates

Topic

Concepts

Week 1

August 15 - 19

School Start Up

Unit 1:  Big Idea 1

Practice of Science



Getting Ready for School

Safety

Week 2

August 22 - 26

Making Observations/

Using Five Senses

Week 3

August 29 - September 2

Making Observations/

Using Five Senses

Week 4

September 6 - 9

Making Observations/

Using Five Senses

Week 5

September 12 - 16

Recording  Observations

Week 6

September 20 - 23

Recording  Observations

Week 7

September 26 - 30

Recording Observations

Week 8

October 3 - 7

Unit 2: Big Idea 8

Properties of Matter

 

Unit 2:  Big Idea 9

Changes in Matter

 

Properties of Matter

Week 9

October 10 - 14

Properties of Matter

Week 10

October 18 -  21

Properties in Matter

Week 11

October 24 - 28

Changes in Matter

Week 12

October 31 - November 4

Changes in Matter

Week 13

November 7 - 10

Changes in Matter

Week 14

November 14 - 18

Unit 3:  Big Idea 10

Forms of Energy 

Sound Energy

Thanksgiving Break

November 21 – 25

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Week 15

November 28 - December 2

Unit 3:  Big Idea 10

Forms of Energy 

 

 

Sound Energy

Week  16

December 5 - 9

Sound Energy

Week 17

December 12 - 16

Sound Energy

Winter Holidays

December 17  – January 2

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Week 18

January 3 - 6

Unit 4:  Big Idea 13

Forces and Changes in Motion

Forces and Changes in Motion

Week 19

January 9 - 12

Forces and Changes in Motion

Week 20

January 17 - 20

Forces and Changes in Motion

Week 21

January 23 - 27

Forces and Changes in Motion

 Week 22

January 30 - February 3

 

Unit 5:  Big Idea 5

Earth in Space and Time

Observing Patterns in Space

Week 23

February 6 - 10

Exploring Gravity

 Week 24

February 13 - 17

Exploring Gravity

 Week 25

February 20 - 24

Observing the Sun and the Moon

Week 26

February 27 – March 3 

Observing the Sun and the Moon

 Week 27

March 6 -10

Observing Size and Distance

 Week 28

March 13 - 17

Using Models to Study Earth in Space and Time

Spring Break

March 20 – 24

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Week 29

March 27 – 31 

 

Unit 6:  Big Idea 14

Organization and Development of Living Organisms 

Comparing and Contrasting Plants and Animals 

Week 30

April 3 - 7

Comparing and Contrasting Plants and Animals

Week 31

April 10 – 13

Comparing and Contrasting Plants and Animals

Week  32

April 17 – 21

Identifying Characteristics of Plants and Animals

Week 33

April 24 – 28

Identifying Characteristics of Plants and Animals

Week 34

May 1 - 5

Identifying Characteristics of Plants and Animals

 Week 35

May 8 – 12

Unit 7:  Big Idea 1

Practice of Science:

Class Projects



 Science Answers Questions:

Pose a Question and

Make a Prediction

 Week 36

May 15 - 19

Conduct an Experiment:

Make Observations and

Collect Data 

Week 37

May 22 - 26 

Make Visual Representation

Draw a Conclusion:  Summarize the Answer to the Question

Week 38

May 29 - June 2

 Communicate Results 

Some weeks will include two different topics depending on number of days assigned.

This template is to be used as a rough gauge for pacing.

 

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