Science Reads : Magnets is an innovative format that combines the reading and science curriculum. A fictional story serves as the jumping off point for real life experiments!
Grades K – 2
After hearing the strange story of a wardlord and a fish, students will explore the properties of magnets – how strong they are, what’s attracted to them, how they work, and more.
CT Grades PreK – 5 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.
K.1 Objects have properties that can be observed and used to describe similarities and differences.
A 2 Sort objects made of materials such as wood, paper, and metal into groups based on properties such as flexibility, attraction to magnets, and whether they float or sink in water.
1.1 The sun appears to move across the sky in the same way every day, but its path changes gradually over the seasons.
A 10 Describe how the motion of objects can be changed by pushing and pulling.