Colorado Science Standards — Grade K

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Observe, investigate, and describe how different objects move (DOK 1-2)


Describe the motion of a child who is playing (DOK 1)


Observe, investigate, and describe how objects can be sorted using their physical properties (DOK 1-2)


Explain why objects are sorted into categories (DOK 2)


Sort a set of objects based on their physical characteristics, and then explain how the objects are sorted (DOK 1-2)


Sort a group of items based on observable characteristics (DOK 1-2)


Communicate and justify an evidencebased scientific rationale for sorting organisms into categories (DOK 1-2)


Investigate, explain, and describe that the Sun provides heat and light to Earth (DOK 1)


Analyze and interpret temperature data between day (when the Sun shines on our area) and night (when the Sun does not shine on our area) (DOK 1-3)


Investigate and communicate findings about what happens when the Suns light is blocked (DOK 1-2)


Investigate and communicate the effect of varying heat and light on the growth of plants through a scientific study (DOK 1-2)