Science - Grade K   (#5020010)

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General Information

Course Number: 5020010
Course Path:
Abbreviated Title: SCIENCE GRADE K
Course Length: Year (Y)
Course Type: Core Academic Course
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): K

Educator Certifications

One of these educator certification options is required to teach this course.

Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this course.

Original Student Tutorials

5 Senses: Smell:

Learn about the sense of smell and be able to name the nose as the main part of the body that collects smells, in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

5 Senses: Taste:

Learn about the sense of taste and be able to name the tongue as the main part of the body that collects tastes, in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

5 Senses: Hearing:

Learn about the sense of hearing and be able to name the ear as the main part of the body that collects sounds, in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

5 Senses: Sight:

Learn about the sense of sight and be able to name the eyes as the main part of the body that collects sights and images, in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

5 Senses: Touch:

Learn about the sense of touch and be able to name the skin as the main part of the body that collects touch, in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Going On a Science Hunt!:

Make observations using your five senses, sight, taste, smell, touch, and hearing with Tallula on her science hunt in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Crawl on in, Let's Draw!:

Discover striped newt salamanders and learn what factors make for a great scientific model in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Messy Room Movement!:

Explore how different objects move in different ways by working through this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Sweet Sorting:

Practice sorting, counting, and comparing by visiting the Sorting Sweet Shop in this candy-themed, interactive tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Gravity: Ouch! My Head!:

Come explore gravity and what gravity is in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Moon Time:

Learn all about the Moon and how it can be seen at night and in the daytime in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Daytime and Nighttime:

Look at the daytime and nighttime and what makes each time special as you complete this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Sun in the Sky: Daytime:

Look at the connection between the Sun and the sky during the daytime as you complete this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Seashore of Details:

Identify key details as you answer questions about informational text in this interactive tutorial. Join Sam as he explores the seashore and answers who, what, where, and when questions about sea stars, sea urchins, hermit crabs, horseshoe crabs, and other sea-related topics.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Buzzing Details:

Answer questions about key details in nonfiction text with this interactive tutorial. Help Bobby the beekeeper answer who, what, and where questions while reading about buzzing bees.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Presentation/Slideshow

Our Senses:

This is an accessible, easy-to-read book about our senses. It can be downloaded in Power Point, Impress, and Flash formats. For struggling or non-readers, it can be read aloud in a variety of voices. All of the books on the Tar Heel Reader site can be used with the Intellikeys keyboard and a custom overlay, a touch screen, and/or 1-3 switches. The text and background colors can be modified for students with visual impairments.

Type: Presentation/Slideshow

Video/Audio/Animation

Explore a Model of Earth's Yearly Revolution Around the Sun:

This is a video clip that models Earth rotating on its axis, resulting in day and night; and Earth revolving around the sun, which happens once a year (every 365 ¼ days).

Type: Video/Audio/Animation

Virtual Manipulative

Long or Short?:

This is an interactive game where students are prompted to distinguish between a longer or shorter object. The tool increases in difficulty as the student progresses.

Type: Virtual Manipulative

Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this course.
Integrate Florida Standards for Mathematical Practice (MP) as applicable.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.1.1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.2.1 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.3.1 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.4.1 Model with mathematics.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.5.1 Use appropriate tools strategically.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.6.1 Attend to precision.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.7.1 Look for and make use of structure.
  • MAFS.K12.MP.8.1 Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.