Pre-Kindergarten Units

 

Introduces students to primary and secondary colors.  They learn to recognize and sort basic colors.  The students make rainbows using a prism and a flashlight (Physical Science).

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • Primary Colors - Students will learn the three primary colors.
2 • Identifying Primary Colors - Students will learn to recognize and sort the primary colors.
3 • Mixing Colors - Students will learn that the primary colors can be mixed to make other colors.
4 • Rainbows - Students will learn the colors of the rainbow and how to make a rainbow.

   

 

Introduces students to what bubbles are made of and how they are shaped.  They learn that bubbles are reflective and have rainbow colors on them.  Using bubble art, students see that bubbles contain air (Physical Science)

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • What is a Bubble? - Students learn that bubbles can be made out of other materials besides soap and that all soaps make bubbles.
2 • What Shape is a Bubble? - Students learn that bubbles are spherical, regardless of the shape of the frame used to create them.
3 • Colors and Bubbles - Students learn that bubbles show reflections and display rainbow colors.
4 • Air and Bubbles - Students learn that bubbles contain air and that by moving the air, bubbles will move.

   

 

  

Introduces students both to the re-awakening that occurs each Spring and to the parts of plants, including flowers.  Students examine a variety of flowers (Life Science).

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • Why do Flowers Grow? - Students learn that a large variety of plants have flowers, including grasses and trees.
2 • What are the Parts of a Plant? - Students learn to identify the parts of the plant and how the plant uses these parts for water and sunlight that are necessary for a healthy plant.
3 • Growing Plants from Seeds - Students learn that most plants start as seeds.
4 • How do Bees Help Flowers? - Students learn that bees are important to the pollination of may important plants, which helps the flowers to produce seeds.

   
 

Offers children an understanding of how and why leaves change color.  Students observe signs of Fall and what happens to some plants and animals in the Fall (Life Science).

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • The Season of Fall - Students learn about the changing of the seasons from Summer to Fall.
2 • Trees in Fall - Students learn about the parts of a tree and the changes that occur in the Fall.
3 • All About Leaves - Students learn that leaves can have many shapes and sizes.
4 • Leaves in the Fall - Students learn that leaves can have other colors besides green.

   
 
 

Draws students' attention to winter weather conditions and how life adapts to them.  They experiment with materials that keep us warm.  Students examine crystals and the shape of snowflakes (Life and Physical Sciences)

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • Why is it Cold Outside? - Students will learn to identify the season of Winter and what kinds of outer covering keep us warm.
2 • Animals in Winter - Students will learn how the season of Winter affects animals.
3 • Plants in Winter - Students will learn that some plants need a resting time in Winter to bloom in the Spring.
4 • Snow in Winter - Students will learn about snow and ice in the Winter and that snowflakes are crystals.

   
 

Students experiment with magnets to gain an understanding of what materials are attracted to a magnet and what materials are not.  They use magnets in games to see how magnets attract and repel (Physical Science).

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • What is a Magnet? - Students will learn that magnets can be different shapes and sizes, and that a magnet will stick to certain materials.
2 • Magnetism - Students will learn how to magnetize a steel bolt and use it to attract a magnetic metal.
3 • Push and Pull - Students will be able to use magnets to attract and repel other magnets and magnetic metals.
4 • Games with Magnets - Students will learn how the properties of magnets can be used in games.

   
 

Students experiment to clearly understand floating and sinking.  Students test a variety of items for buoyancy.  They learn the effects of surface tension and design boats (Physical Science).

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • Will it Float? - Students will learn that whether something floats depends on its shape and what material it's made out of.
2 • Air - Students will learn how air affects buoyancy.
3 • Surface Tension - Students will learn that some items float on top of liquids due to surface tension, which acts like a skin.
4 • Boats - Students will learn how shape affects boats.

   
 
 

  

Introduces students to the world of organisms on the plant Earth.  Students learn how animals are different from plants and what animals need to survive (Life Science)

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • How are Animals and Plants Different? - Students will learn the major differences between animals and plants.
2 • The World of Animals - Students will learn that there are many different kinds of animals.
3 • Animals Start as Eggs - Students will learn that animals start as eggs.
4 • What do Animals Need to Live? - Students will learn that animals need food, water, air and shelter to live.

   
 
 

  

Introduces students to the factors which determine whether or not a ball will bounce.  Students experiment with balls in games and art (Physical Science).

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • Will it Bounce? - Students learn that not all balls bounce and why some do not.
2 • How do Different Shapes Bounce? - Students learn that the shape of a ball affects the way it bounces.
3 • What is it Made Of? - Students learn that the material that a ball is made of is a factor that determines how well it bounces.
4 • Will it Roll? - Students learn that shape affects the way a ball rolls.

   
 
 

  

Students learn how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, including the basics of proper nutrition, exercise, and disease prevention.  Students also learn how a healthy body remains healthy (Life Science).

$595.00

  Science Topics

1 • Our Bodies - Our heart, along with many other organs and systems, keeps us healthy.  Students will explore the basics of a healthy body.
2 • Exercise - Students will learn that exercise is important to maintain a healthy body, and the basic effects of exercising are studied.
3 • Germs - Students will learn how and why people may get sick.  They also learn how to prevent infection through simple procedures.
4 • Nutrition - Students will learn that a proper diet is an important aspect of a healthy life.  The food pyramid is introduced and explained.

   

 

 

To Main Curriculum Unit Page

 

 

 


Home Our VisionNeed Info?Products & ServicesLicensee Program

Copyright © 1998-2016 Little Scientists, LLC. All rights reserved.
All Logos, Brands and Trade Names are Registered Trademarks of their Respective Owners.