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Kindergarten Science Resources

 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video Read Aloud
Interact with the animated storybook to observe and predict patterns of the Sun, Moon, and stars over a day and analyze evidence of the apparent movement of the Sun along the arc-like path over a day in a time-lapse video.
Skill:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate observations about time patterns (day to night and night to day) and objects (sun, moon, stars) in the day and night sky. 
GA Standard: SKE1 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
Observe how the Sun, Moon, and stars appear to move across the day and night sky. Use this resource to observe and predict patterns in the position of the Sun, Moon, and stars that occur in the sky over a day.
Skill:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate observations about time patterns (day to night and night to day) and objects (sun, moon, stars) in the day and night sky. 
GA Standard: SKE1 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Document
Students observe and sort soils samples according to physical attributes and make the connection between healthy soils, healthy plants, healthy vegetables, and healthy people.
Skill:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe the physical attributes of earth materials (soil, rocks, water, and air). 
GA Standard: SKE2 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
Water? Wa-ter. Such a funny Earth word. But life here literally wouldn't exist without this amazing substance. Luckily, you can find it all around: Lakes, rainforests, and even in Antarctica! But does water exist in the same form... or can it change? And if it can... how?
Skill:  Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe the physical attributes of earth materials (soil, rocks, water, and air). 
GA Standard: SKE2 
 
Source: Georgia Aquarium
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
Students will observe different types of water.
Skill: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to describe the physical attributes of earth materials (soil, rocks, water, and air). 
Standard: SKE2
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
In this lesson, students explore the characteristics that distinguish living from nonliving things.
Skill: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about how organisms (alive and not alive) and non-living objects are grouped.
GA Standard: SKL1 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video (with Support Materials)
Explore our narrator’s backyard to get an up close look at some scaled friends. Students will learn about what makes a reptile a reptile and fun facts about different types of reptiles – turtles, snakes, and lizards.
Skill: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare the similarities and differences in groups of organisms.
GA Standard: SKL2 
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video (with Support Materials)
What makes an insect and insect? Explore our narrator’s backyard to get an up close look at some tiny friends. Students will learn the common characteristics of insects, and why other creepy-crawly creatures like spiders and worms are NOT insects.
Skill: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare the similarities and differences in groups of organisms.
GA Standard: SKL2