K-PS2-2

Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.

 
9 Lesson(s)
   

Stop It!-Exploring Forces on Moving Objects

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This unit has allowed the students to explore objects in motion. Now it's time to figure out how to make them stop!

 
Favorites (9)
 
Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
stop
   

A Change of Direction-Exploring the Impact of Forces

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this unit, students have been exploring speed and force. Now they get the opportunity to conduct an experiment to better understand how forces work.

 
Favorites (5)
 
Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
turn sign
   

That's Heavy!-How Does Weight Impact Speed

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students have been comparing the speed of different toy cars, now they get a chance to see how weight impacts the speed of these vehicles.

 
Favorites (6)
 
Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
car on track
   

Turn, Turn, Turn-A Simple Assessment

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The students have been exploring all different aspects of movement, including pushes from outside forces. Now they will apply this knowledge in a fun assessment activity.

 
Favorites (3)
 
Resources (10)
 
Reflections (1)
bowling 150238 640
   

Off to the Races-Applying What We Know About Movement

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Fast or Slow
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The students have been fun exploring movement and speed. Now it's time for them to have fun applying this knowledge in a friendly race.

 
Favorites (3)
 
Resources (11)
 
Reflections (1)
race track
   

Sinking and Floating Along

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Children often misunderstand what causes an item to sink or float. This lesson lets them experience placing a variety of objects in water and identify what characteristics the objects have in common.

 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (17)
 
Reflections (1)
sink or float
   

Lets Sink it!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kids will learn that a floating object can be caused to sink by adding weight to it.

 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (18)
 
Reflections (1)
titanic
   

Why Don't They Sink - Countering Density

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Sink or Swim
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Sink or Swim
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Why do boats and other large items float when the material they are made of is a high density? This fun investigation helps answer this question!

 
Resources (18)
 
Reflections (1)
ship
   

Magnet Tricks

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Magnets
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Magnets
Kasie Hamman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Magnets are sometimes a mystery and can stimulate the curiosity of a Kindergartner instantaneously!

Standards:
 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
magic
Next Gen Science
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close