Grade K: Kindergarten In Motion (K-PS2-1)

Archer-Triad-Spring-2018-Kindergarten-In-Motion.docx

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  • Grade: K
  • Content Area: Physical Science: Forces and Interactions
  • NGSS Standard: K-PS2-1

Description

In this unit, students learn about forces (i.e., pushes and pulls) and how they can change the motion of objects. Each day students explore pushes and pulls through a series of engaging hands-on activities. Students frequently collaborate in small groups and participate in centers led by adults. Students work together to solve real-world problems using pushes and pulls. Ultimately, students plan and conduct an investigation to determine the best solution for the given problem: How can we use force to move our teacher across the classroom while she/he is seated in a plastic storage container?