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Skills available for North Carolina kindergarten science standards

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P Physical Science

E Earth Science

  • Earth Systems, Structures and Processes

    • NCES.K.E.1 Understand change and observable patterns of weather that occur from day to day and throughout the year.

      • NCES.K.E.1.1 Infer that change is something that happens to many things in the environment based on observations made using one or more of their senses.

      • NCES.K.E.1.2 Summarize daily weather conditions noting changes that occur from day to day and throughout the year.

      • NCES.K.E.1.3 Compare weather patterns that occur from season to season.

L Life Science

  • Structures and Functions of Living Organisms

    • NCES.K.L.1 Compare characteristics of animals that make them alike and different from other animals and nonliving things.

      • NCES.K.L.1.1 Compare different types of the same animal (i.e. different types of dogs, different types of cats, etc.) to determine individual differences within a particular type of animal.

      • NCES.K.L.1.2 Compare characteristics of living and nonliving things in terms of their: structure, growth, changes, movement, basic needs.