Area of Development – Science: Earth and Space Science

Indicators typical for a child between the ages of 3 and 5 for this area:

  • Understands sequencing and time in relation to knowledge and methods about Earth and space
    • Understands the sequence of daily events
    • Demonstrates some understanding of duration of time, “all day”, “for two days”
  • Recognizes the concept of day and night
    • Continues to ask questions about the natural world and seeks answers through active exploration
  • Recognizes daily weather conditions
    • Continues to ask questions about the natural world and seeks answers through active exploration
  • Recognizes that time and temperature can be measured with a clock and thermometer
    • Continues to ask questions about the natural world and seeks answers through active exploration
  • Recognizes a variety of earth materials by their observable properties (rocks, sand, dirt)
    • Begins to use senses and a variety of tools and simple measuring devices to gather information, investigate materials and observe processes and relationships
  • Classifies materials by their elements
    • Develops increasing abilities to classify, compare and contrast objects, events and experiences

Related Storytime Shares:

Science: Earth and Space Science 1 (Weather: Rain)

Science: Earth and Space Science 2 (Protecting the Earth)

Science: Earth and Space Science 3 (Growing Plants)

Science:Earth and Space Science 4 (Night & Day)

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