Area of Development – Science: Physical Science

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

  • Solves problems in relation to knowledge and methods about energy
    • Begins to participate in simple investigations to test observations, discuss and draw conclusions, and form generalizations
    • Thinks about a problem and figures out what to do
  • Recognizes the basic concept that forces can move objects
    • Begins to participate in simple investigations to test observations, discuss and draw conclusions, and form generalizations
  • Recognizes that objects have observable properties that can change over time and under different conditions
    • Develops growing abilities to collect, describe and record information through a variety of means, including discussion, drawing, maps and charts
  • Recognizes that the sun gives us light
    • Begins to describe and discuss predictions, explanations and generalizations based on past experiences
  • Recognizes that sound is produced when two objects collide
    • Uses senses to observe and explore classroom materials and natural phenomena

Related Storytime Shares:
Science: Physical Science 1 (Gravity)

Science: Physical Science 2 (Gravity/Balls)

Science: Physical Science 3 (Sun/Light)

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