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Skills available for South Dakota kindergarten science standards

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PS Physical Science

  • K-PS2-1 Plan and carry out an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.

  • K-PS2-2 Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.

  • K-PS3-1 Make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth's surface.

  • K-PS3-2 Design and build a structure that will reduce the warming effect of sunlight on an area.

LS Life Science

ESS Earth and Space Science

  • K-ESS2-1 Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

  • K-ESS2-2 Engage in argument from evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.

  • K-ESS3-1 Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals (including humans) and the places they live.

  • K-ESS3-2 Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.

  • K-ESS3-3 Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.