Kindergarten to Grade 2 Science Lesson Plans
Hunt - The student will be able to describe what an insect they find
looks like and what it is doing.
to Classifying - The student will be able to sort assorted items by
at least three characteristics.
a Food Pyramid - It is important that students begin to understand
about healthy eating at a young age. This lesson will provide students
with a tactile and visual way to remember the food pyramid.
- The student will be able to track the change of a shadow by tracing
the outline of it at three different times during the day.
Our Senses - In this fun lesson, students use their senses of touch
and smell to try to figure out what objects are hidden inside boxes. They
can work together as a team to brainstorm descriptive words and record
them on a worksheet. This will help build their vocabulary and might spark
some debate over just what is in those boxes!
About Crickets - - Be able to label and identify main parts of a cricket.
Know insects have 3 body parts: head, thorax, abdomen.
- Characteristics of animal groups that the children have been studying
including reptiles, amphibians, and insects.
- Students will describe the differences between plants and animals.
Kingdom & Plant Kingdom
- Sorting of kingdom members into the correct category. Some students
will use a list of words, some will use pictures.
and Static Electricity
- Students explore static electricity to help them discover what lightning
is, how and why it occurs.
as a Bat
- Students will learn about the concept of echolocation during a week
long unit on bats.
- The learner will be able to identify North, South, East, West, Hawaii,
and Alaska and act out the part of six meteorologists in different parts
of the U.S.
- A bug puzzle with four pieces that students put together to show a picture
of different bugs that they had learned about.
- Students will learn what happens to a caterpillar later in life.
With A Chance of Meatballs
- This unit is designed to be used as a multidisciplinary supplement to
a classroom unit on Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.
Words on the Menu
- Students will be able to understand that a compound word is actually
two separate words, put together to form a new, different word.
- The student(s) will be able to: give practical examples of electricity
being used in everyday life; give practical examples of how to save electricity.
- To introduce students to the basic properties of earth, air, water,
in a Bottle/ Sinking Orange
- Demonstrate the ability of trapped air to make object float and create
a scuba diver which rises and sinks based on the amount of air trapped
in a pen cap.
- The students need to understand how a balance works because it is an
important part of learning to be a scientist.
- Students will be able to understand that mammals have distinctive features
which help us identify them.
- Students will discover and comprehend the importance of fire safety
- Observe and describe how the movement of an object can be changed (e.g.,
push/pull, fast/slow). Recognize objects that are balanced.
- Students will have a firm understanding of the four seasons and how
they relate to weather, calendar months, and holidays.
- Determine the value of a penny, nickel, dime, quarter and half-dollar
Identify and count coins to $1.00.
- To observe a living plant in the classroom. To work collectively to
ensure the growth of the planting.
- Understands relationship of nutrition and food nutrients to body composition
and physical performance.
Lesson/ Farm Unit - The learner will orally state at least one thing
they already know about the farm, farm animals or a farmer.
Does a Plant Grow?
- Students will learn about seeds, plants, and the resources needed for
a plant to grow. This activity will be introduced and then be revisited
over a period of few weeks.
does water flow?
- TSW predict which direction the water will flow.
- Explain that sometimes photographs of the creatures in the ocean help
people understand how important it is to protect them.
to Butterfly Unit
- Investigate the needs of a variety of different animals: air, water,
food, shelter and space.
- Learning plant parts and their functions.
- The life cycles of ladybugs and guppies (how they compare and contrast).
About Plant Life
- The components and growth cycle of various types of plants found in
CYCLE of a FROG
- Students will be able to verbalize/explain the 4(four) stages of a frog's
Day Science Project
- To learn about how flowers grow and their needs.
Zoo Virtual Field Trip 1
- TLW identify basic needs of animals observed on live web cam TLW identify
how an animal moves (hop,run, crawl, etc.)
- Be able to talk about and identify the plant life cycle. Plant their
own seeds and have them grow.
Making a Graphic Organizer
- Students will be able to explain the difference between the four seasons.
Students will understand the concept and importance of a graphically organized
- Plants and how they grow.
- Have the Kids label them selves so they know where the bones are in
- We will cover what changes each season involves, the different weather
patterns of each season, which months go to which season and the order
in which the seasons occur.
- TLW predict whether an object will sink or float in the water, observe
the object to see if it sinks or floats and classify the object accordingly.
5 Components Of Soil
- To show children that soil plays an important part in our everyday lives.
- Students will be taught a variety of vocabulary, including parts of
- Basic understanding of the heart's role in the cardiovascular system
including the right and left chambers.
Day and Night Sky
- Students will be able to chart properties of the day and night sky and
identify similarities and differences.
Are What We Eat
- The students will sort foods according to where they belong on the food
pyramid. The students will create a well balanced meal.
Makes You Grow
- To help children to see the importance of eating healthy and getting
exercise to help them grow stronger each day.
- In groups, the students will create an Excel spreadsheet/chart that
reflects daily weather conditions.
- Identify types of clouds, precipitation, temperature, wind direction
and wind speed.
50 Kindergarten to Grade 2 Science Lesson Plans