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Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.

 
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Human Habitats

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What's your habitat?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What's your habitat?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson explores how environment influences on human habitats.

 
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Demonstrating Our Knowledge of Plants-Assessment Activities

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Planting
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Planting
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The students have learned a great deal about plants during this unit. Now it is time for them to show what they know about plants during these two assessments.

 
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green check mark
   

Lands Snails- Tail the Snail Trail

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Slimy Snails
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Slimy Snails
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do you know where to look for a land snail outside?

 
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funny snail
   

Pinecone Experiments

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

Kindergarten students learn about survival adaptations of organisms!

 
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pinecone
   

Wiggly Worms-Earthworm Assessment- Take Me Home!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wiggly Worms
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Wiggly Worms
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can we show and explain the best places for earthworms to survive?

 
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earthworm in dirt
   

Love Leaves- Leaf Hunt Time!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Love Leaves
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Love Leaves
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What does a leaf do for a tree?

 
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leaf hunt image
   

Soil Secrets Assessment: Soil Soup-What's Your Recipe?

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Guardians of the Ground
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Guardians of the Ground
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why are ingredients are important to healthy soil?

 
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Land and Water Snail Race- Ready, Set, Slow!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Slimy Snails
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Slimy Snails
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Do land and water snails adapt the way they move?

 
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snail on a watch
   

Wind

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

Wind is caused by heat and cooling of the Earth and the rotation of the Earth.

Standards:
 
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wind
   

Soil Secrets-Cabbage Chemistry!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Guardians of the Ground
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Guardians of the Ground
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is it important to know a soil’s acidity?

 
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