The objective of teaching Science in Grade-K is to equip learners to form a sense of connection to the immediate environment and the natural world. The curriculum entails activities that allow learners to observe nature and develop a scientific aptitude.
- The learner develops foundational knowledge about the environment through observation of the surroundings.
- The learner understands the basic functioning of plants.
- The learner consciously and sub-consciously develops an appreciation for the environment.
- The learner is able to promote planting of trees for the betterment of humans.
- The learner consciously and sub-consciously develops an interest in the maintenance of the environment in daily life.
- The learner identifies major kinds of animals and plants along with their habitats.
- The learner consciously and sub-consciously develops an appreciation for different elements of nature.
- The learner understands the contribution of various elements in maintaining a sound ecosystem.
- The learner discovers and understands the natural world around them.
- The learner formulates questions, to predict, and to investigate.
- The learner develops a sense of responsibility, care, and respect for the environment.
- The learner encourages peers to take care of the surroundings.
Concept - The learner is able to:
- group different animals;
- discover and understand the natural world around them.
Confidence - The learner is able to:
- test predictions on of topics such as changes in matter, variations of light and sound, and activities involving the five senses;
- formulate questions, to predict, and to investigate.
Clarity - The learner is able to:
- classify between living things and non-living things;
- use their five senses as observational tools.
Application - The learner is able to:
- explore living things, motion and energy, and technology;
- use basic scientific tools, such as a magnifying glass, a ruler, and a thermometer, to make observations.
Innovation - The learner is able to:
- create simple concept drawings;
- group various things on basis of one characteristic.
Compassion - The learner is able to:
- empathize with other living beings;
- gain a perspective for caring of other creatures.