South Dakota Science Standards — Grade K


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K-ESS2-1

Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

K-ESS2-2

Engage in argument from evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.

K-ESS3-1

Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals (including humans) and the places they live.

K-ESS3-2

Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.*

K-ESS3-3

Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.

K-LS1-1

Describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

K-PS2-1

Plan and carry out an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.

K-PS2-2

Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.

K-PS2-3

Make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earths surface.

K-PS2-4

Design and build a structure that will reduce the warming effect of sunlight on an area.*