Living and Nonliving Things Kindergarten Science Sara Vasko ITC 525 Summer I 2011
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Living Things We are surrounded by living or nonliving things. Everything around us is either living or nonliving. People are living. A cat playing with a ball is living.
Living Things Living things have four characteristics. All living things move. A monkey hanging is a living thing.
Living Things All living things grow. Babies growing up to be like their parents are living things.
Living Things All living things eat. A panda eating leaves is a living thing.
Living Things All living things breath. A man breathing while running a race is a living thing.
Question Time! What is a living thing? book rock puppy crayon
YES! YOU DID IT! A puppy is a living thing. A puppy can move, grow, eat, and breath. Correct Answer-Please go back to the Table of Contents to learn more!
Please Try Again No, a book is not a living thing. A book cannot breath. Go back to the page with the man running in a race to help you find the correct answer.
Please Try Again No, a rock is not a living thing. A rock cannot eat. Go back to the page with the panda eating leaves to help you find the correct answer.
Please Try Again No, a crayon is not a living thing. A crayon cannot grow. Go back to the page with the mom and baby to help you find the correct answer.
Nonliving Things If something does not have all four characteristics of a living thing it is nonliving.
Nonliving Things Some objects can seem living, but they are really nonliving. A boat can move, but it cannot eat, grow, or breath.
Question Time! What is a nonliving thing? cat rabbit girl pencil
YES! YOU DID IT! A pencil is a nonliving thing. A pencil cannot grow, eat or breath. Correct Answer-Please go back to the Table of Contents to learn more!
No, Please Try Again This is not a nonliving thing.
Parts of a Plant Please click to learn about the different parts of a plant.
Parts of a Plant Click on the picture to hear a song about plants.
Life Cycle of a Plant Watch the video to learn about the life cycle of a plant.
Life Cycle of a Plant Click on the pictures to watch your own plants grow.
Life Cycle of a Plant Click on the picture below to read the story The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle.
Credits http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/plant/parts.html#tophttp://www.naturegrid.org.uk/plant/parts.html http://www1.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?title=Plant_Life_Cycle&video_id=40679 http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/NewPlants/activities/watchitgrow.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/growing_plants.shtml http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQT6piZOX7c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqE3Kcc8Zgg
Standards Pennsylvania’s Kindergarten Science Standards: 3.1.A.1: Common Characteristics of Life -Identify the similarities and differences of living and nonliving things. -Describe why living things need air, food, and water to survive. 3.1.A.3: Life Cycles -Identify stages of life cycles for plants. Pennsylvania’s Kindergarten Technology Standards: 1.9.K.A: Gain information using media and technology resources with adult assistance. International Society for Technology in Education Standards: Standard 2: Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments: Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessment incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS’S. Teachers: a. Design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity. b. Develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable all students to pursue their individual curiosities and become active participants in setting their own educational goals, managing their own learning, and assessing their own progress. c. Customize and personalize learning activities to address students' diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources.