Grades 1 – 3
Examine an invertebrate that helps clean up the scraps. Explore the senses, life cycle, and survival needs of a redworm.
Students conduct various experiments relative to the habitat of a redworm. They are introduced to the concept of a worm bin and vermicomposting.
CT Grades PreK – 2 Core Scientific Inquiry, Literacy and Numeracy
SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY: Scientific inquiry is a thoughtful and coordinated attempt to search out, describe, explain and predict natural phenomena.
SCIENTIFIC LITERACY: Scientific literacy includes speaking, listening, presenting, interpreting, reading and writing about science.
SCIENTIFIC NUMERACY: Mathematics provides useful tools for the description, analysis and presentation of scientific data and ideas.
1.2 Living things have different structures and behaviors that allow them to meet their basic needs.
A 12 Describe the different ways that animals, including humans, obtain water and food.
A 14 Describe the structures that animals, including humans, use to move around.
2.3 Earth materials have varied physical properties, which make them useful in different ways.
GLE 3 Explain the importance of soil to plants, animals, and people.
3.4 Earth materials provide resources for all living things, but these resources are limited and should be conserved.