Science Reads: Sound 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 – 3
A story about music leads students to build their own instruments that they get to keep. Plus, they’ll learn how vibrations make sound.
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 1 Use the senses and simple measuring tools, such as rulers and equal-arm balances, to observe common objects and sort them into groups based on size, weight, shape or color.
3.1 Materials have properties that can be identified and described through the use of simple tests.
B 1 Sort and classify materials based on properties such as dissolving in water, sinking and floating, conducting heat, and attracting to magnets.