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Children have a natural curiosity about the world around them. In Pre-K they should be encouraged to make observations and describe how they are interacting with their surroundings. By the end of the school year, students will:


The order of the standards at any grade level is not meant to imply a sequence of topics and should be considered flexible for the organization of any course.



Vertical Learning Progressions



Descriptions of disciplinary core ideas, crosscutting concepts, and science and engineering practices students are learning throughout their K-12 education. 


Standards Analysis

An analysis for each pre-kindergarten standard is provided in a manner to support deep understanding of goals and expectations for the teacher and student. Recommendations are not intended to be an exhaustive listing of instructional possibilities.


Engagement Strategies


Suggested instructional practices that engage students with figuring out science ideas.



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