Item # ES-LKGEN01

Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills

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Give K-2 kids An Intro to Scientific Skills with four lessons and nine hands-on science activities. This kit includes the curriculum text and science activity supplies.

Grades K-2
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Item # ES-LKGEN01
Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills
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DESCRIPTION

Give kids an Intro to Scientific Skills with four lessons and nine hands-on science activities. Each lesson takes about 45-60 minutes to complete.

This introductory unit serves as a foundation for other Explore Science units. You'll revisit its concepts and use its materials, again and again, making it the best place to start.

Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills

  • Lesson 1: What is Science? — Be introduced to science and some of the many areas of scientific study. Practice using one of the tools of scientific inquiry.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 45 min 
    • 2 Activities: Take a Closer Look & Science Matching Game
  • Lesson 2: Making Observations — Learn how scientists make observations about the world. Practice making observations using each of your five senses.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Learning About Food Using Our Senses, Observing Our World & Scientific Observation Word Find
  • Lesson 3: Measuring, Classifying & Recording — Practice the scientific skills of measuring and classifying. Learn to record discoveries in a science notebook.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Measuring as a Scientific Skill Worksheet, Classifying as a Scientific Skill Worksheet & Exploring and Recording
  • Lesson 4: The Scientific Method — Learn how to use the scientific method to find answers to your science questions.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 1 Activity: Bottle Shake-up!

What is Explore Science?

From Home Science Tools, Explore Science is a new topical curriculum for grades K-2.

Based on the 5E teaching model, lessons begin with hands-on activities. Standalone one-box kits provide a month of science at roughly one lesson per week.

What can I expect from each Explore Science unit?

  • 1-4 hands-on activities per lesson
  • 4-6 lessons per unit
  • 1 month of K-2 science instruction
  • Curriculum + activity supplies in one box
  • Step-by-step teaching guide with discussion Q&A

What are the 5Es?

  • Engage students.
  • Explore key concepts.
  • Explain new discoveries.
  • Extend student learning.
  • Evaluate new understanding. 

Note: This kit is intended for parent/teacher use to complete curriculum lab activities with students. It includes items that are not designed or intended primarily for children ages 12 and under.

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Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills

  • 1 Magnifying glass, 2" diameter, 3X
  • 8 Straws, clear plastic
  • 1 Paper clips, small, 100/box
  • 1 Bottle, 250 ml/8 oz, natural HDPE plastic
  • 1 Colored pencils
  • 1 Vegetable oil, 6 oz
  • 2 Science notebook
  • 1 Petri dish, polystyrene, 60 x 15 mm, 2 pack
  • 1 Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills text, 45 pages

This kit includes enough supplies for 2 students.

You provide: kids scissors, a variety of nature items, a cookie sheet or tray, several food items for tasting, one pencil per student, glue sticks, water, and food coloring

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DESCRIPTION

Give kids an Intro to Scientific Skills with four lessons and nine hands-on science activities. Each lesson takes about 45-60 minutes to complete.

This introductory unit serves as a foundation for other Explore Science units. You'll revisit its concepts and use its materials, again and again, making it the best place to start.

Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills

  • Lesson 1: What is Science? — Be introduced to science and some of the many areas of scientific study. Practice using one of the tools of scientific inquiry.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 45 min 
    • 2 Activities: Take a Closer Look & Science Matching Game
  • Lesson 2: Making Observations — Learn how scientists make observations about the world. Practice making observations using each of your five senses.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Learning About Food Using Our Senses, Observing Our World & Scientific Observation Word Find
  • Lesson 3: Measuring, Classifying & Recording — Practice the scientific skills of measuring and classifying. Learn to record discoveries in a science notebook.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Measuring as a Scientific Skill Worksheet, Classifying as a Scientific Skill Worksheet & Exploring and Recording
  • Lesson 4: The Scientific Method — Learn how to use the scientific method to find answers to your science questions.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 1 Activity: Bottle Shake-up!

What is Explore Science?

From Home Science Tools, Explore Science is a new topical curriculum for grades K-2.

Based on the 5E teaching model, lessons begin with hands-on activities. Standalone one-box kits provide a month of science at roughly one lesson per week.

What can I expect from each Explore Science unit?

  • 1-4 hands-on activities per lesson
  • 4-6 lessons per unit
  • 1 month of K-2 science instruction
  • Curriculum + activity supplies in one box
  • Step-by-step teaching guide with discussion Q&A

What are the 5Es?

  • Engage students.
  • Explore key concepts.
  • Explain new discoveries.
  • Extend student learning.
  • Evaluate new understanding. 

Note: This kit is intended for parent/teacher use to complete curriculum lab activities with students. It includes items that are not designed or intended primarily for children ages 12 and under.

MORE INFORMATION BOX

 

CONTENTS TAB

Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills

  • 1 Magnifying glass, 2" diameter, 3X
  • 8 Straws, clear plastic
  • 1 Paper clips, small, 100/box
  • 1 Bottle, 250 ml/8 oz, natural HDPE plastic
  • 1 Colored pencils
  • 1 Vegetable oil, 6 oz
  • 2 Science notebook
  • 1 Petri dish, polystyrene, 60 x 15 mm, 2 pack
  • 1 Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills text, 45 pages

This kit includes enough supplies for 2 students.

You provide: kids scissors, a variety of nature items, a cookie sheet or tray, several food items for tasting, one pencil per student, glue sticks, water, and food coloring

SPECIFICATIONS TAB

 
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