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Science Concepts

Force, Motion & Energy

(K-1) Use 5 senses to explore & identify different forms of energy such as light, heat, and sound.  Explore & predict interactions between magnets (push & pull).  Observe & describe the location of an object (i.e. above, below, nearer to, farther from).  Observe, describe, & demonstrate the ways an object can move (i.e. straight line, zigzag, up, down, etc.).
2-5) Investigate, explore, & differentiate among and the uses of energy (light, sound, thermal, electric).  Observe how magnets are used in everyday life, how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling (swings, balls, pulleys).  Differentiate and explore forms of energy including mechanical, light sound, & thermal. Differentiate between conductors & insulators.  Demonstrate that light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object, and can be reflected with the use of mirrors, shiny surfaces, & water. Design an experiment that tests the effect on an object.

Study Jams Science

Interactive Science Game

Simple Machines


Science Kids Projects

Five Senses LP

 Five Senses

Telescope Subject Sampler

Alternative Energy Lessons PPT


Matter & Energy

(K-1) Observe, classify properties of objects.  Observe, record, & identify changes in materials caused by heating & cooling (ice melting, water freezing, etc.)

(2-5) Classify, measure, & test physical properties of matter (shape, temperature, mass).  Predict, observe, record states of matter including heating and cooling.  Identify boiling and freezing points.  Combine materials based on their physical properties (i.e. building a tower) & explore & recognize mixtures such as gravel, sand, metal, and plastic.   Identify changes in physical properties such as dissolving salt in water or adding lemon juice to water.


Study Jams Science

Interactive Science Games

Three States of Matter

Three States of Matter Video

Difference Mass & Weight

Your Weight on Other Worlds

Science Kids Projects

Physical Properties Sample

Physical Properties LP

Physical Properties PPT



Earth, Moon & Sun

(K-1) Observe, compare, describe, & sort rocks and soil by size, color, & texture.  Observe and describe natural resources (water, lakes, oceans) and give ways rocks and soil are useful.

(2-5) Observe, compare, describe, & sort rocks and soil by size, color, & texture.  Explore how soil is formed by weathering and soils capacity to retain water.  Explore the processes that led to sedimentary rock and fossil fuels.  Identify and compare landforms, slow & fast changes to Earth’s surface.  Observe, measure, & compare weather changes including the water cycle.  Describe the Sun as a star component of gases that provide light, as a major source of energy, & how the Sun and the ocean interact in the water cycle.  Identify the planets, moon, solar system, & the physical characteristics of each.

Study Jams Science
Interactive Science Games
EdHeads Weather
Weather Wiz Kids
Water Cycle EPA
Water Cycle Diagram
Water Cycle Adventure
Water Cycle Song
Water Cycle Activities
Solar System 3D Tour
Moon Phases
Lunar Phase Simulator
Seasons & Ecliptic Simulator
Earth's Daily Rotation


Science Kids Projects

Flourescent Rocks & Minerals

Water Cycle Minus The Sun

Water Cycle LP

Texas Weather Map PPT

Weather Report LP

Connecting Weather & SeasonsPPT

Connecting LP




Organisms & Environment

(K-1) Differentiate, sort, & classify living & nonliving based on basic needs & if they produce offspring.   Gather & examine evidence of basic needs and interdependence among organisms (including the food chain).  Sort plants & animals based on physical characteristics.  Identify & compare parts of a plant & record and observe a life cycle. 
(2-5) Identify basic needs, describe physical characteristics of environments & how they support population and communication.  Investigate and know the difference between producers and consumers, & the way organisms live and survive in an ecosystem.  Identify factors in an environment, environmental changes, flow of energy through food webs, & significance of carbon dioxide-oxygen cycle to the survival of plants and animals.  Investigate & compare insect, plant, & animal life cycles, inherited traits, & learned behaviors.

Study Jams Science

Interactive Science Games

Biomes Of The World

Producers, Consumers & Decomposers

Food Chain Game


Science Kids Projects

Food Chains Wetlands PPT

Food Web Wetlands Pic

Food Chain LP

Life Cycle of the Luna Moth PPT

Biomes Worksheet



Smart Scope

How To Use


Science Theatre

CDB 1 Jeopardy Game
CDB 2 Jeopardy Game
Jeopardy Game

Science Lab Videos