Kdg. Science
Kindergarten Science Syllabus

Instructor: ‚ÄčAndrea Woltje email: awoltje@usd223
Phone #: 785-348-5531 Hours: 8:00-3:45
Office: Linn Public School Year: 2018-2019

Textbook: Science/Fusion
Description: Science concepts are intergrated into thematic units. 

Learning/Developmental Goals: The course is designed to prepare students for the Kansas State Assessment given in upper grades. 

Learning Outcome: The student will demonstrate mastery in the following units using formal and informal assessments in addition to teacher observation.

Unit 1:Doing Science
Our Senses Science skills & tools

Unit 2: Animals
Living & Nonliving What Animals need Animals change & grow

Unit 3: Plants
Plant parts What Plants need Plants change & grow

Unit 4: Habitats
Homes for plants & animals Cohabitation between plants & animals

Unit 5: Day & Night
What is day & night sky? 

Unit 6: Earth's Resources
Rocks & Water Conservation of natural resources

Unit 7:Weather & Seasons 
Weather  Seasons Measuring the weather

Unit 8: Matter
Matter  Changing matter by heating & cooling

Unit 9: Energy
Sound  Light Heat

Unit 10: Motion
Where Things Are Movement Magnet

Evaluation of Progress: 
*class participation
*work samples
*show-n-tell participation
*teacher observation

No standard letter or numerical grades are assigned in Kindergarten. 
The following will be used: 
M: Mastery
S: Satisfactory
I: Improving
NP: Needs Practice