Grade-k

Science

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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Concept

  • The learner develops foundational knowledge about the environment through observation of the surroundings.
  • The learner understands the basic functioning of plants.

Confidence

  • 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.

Clarity

  • 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.

Application

  • 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.

Innovation

  • The learner discovers and understands the natural world around them.
  • The learner formulates questions, to predict, and to investigate.

Compassion

  • The learner develops a sense of responsibility, care, and respect for the environment.
  • The learner encourages peers to take care of the surroundings.

LEARNING Outcomes

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.
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