by: Jennifer Schroeder
A kindergarten lesson to investigate force using a variety of tools.
Alabama Course of Study: Kindergarten Science
Motion & Stability: Forces and Interactions
1. Investigate the resulting motion of objects when forces of different strengths and directions act upon them. 2. Use observations and data from investigations to determine if a design solution solves the problem of using force to change the speed or direction of an object (Bice, 2015).
Vocabulary to be Taught
1. Charades to act out the words.
2. 10 questions to guess the special word.
3. Vocab Shot - Try a basketball goal if you know the answer to a question (Flocabulary, 2015).
Science Journal - Complete the chart (see submitted document)
Stand Up/Sit Down
Students respond to questions by standing to agree and sitting to disagree.
Bice, T. R. (2015). Alabama course of study: Science. Retrieved from www.alsde.edu/sec/sct/COS/March%202015%20Science %20Draft%20REVISED%20final.pdf. Echevarría, J., Vogt, M., & Short, D. J. (2013). Making content comprehensible for English learners: The SIOP® model (4th ed.). Retrieved from The University of Phoenix eBook Collection database. Flocabulary. (2015). Retrieved from https://www.flocabulary.com/vocabulary-mini-games/.