Indiana Learning Standards - Science — Grade K

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Use all senses as appropriate to observe, sort and describe objects according to their composition and physical properties, such as size, color and shape. Explain these choices to others and generate questions about the objects.


Identify and explain possible uses for an object based on its properties and compare these uses with other students ideas.


Observe and record during sunny days when the sun shines on different parts of the school building.


Describe and compare objects seen in the night and day sky.


Describe in words and pictures the changes in weather from month to month and season to season.


Observe and draw physical features of common plants and animals.


Describe and compare living animals in terms of shape, texture of body covering, size, weight, color and the way they move.


Describe and compare living plants in terms of growth, parts, shape, size, color and texture.