South Carolina State Standards for Science: Kindergarten

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SC.K-1. Scientific Inquiry: The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific inquiry, including the processes, skills, and mathematical thinking necessary to conduct a simple scientific investigation.

K-1.1. Identify observed objects or events by using the senses. 62
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K-1.2. Use tools (including magnifiers and eyedroppers) safely, accurately, and appropriately when gathering specific data. 5
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K-1.3. Predict and explain information or events based on observation or previous experience. 14
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K-1.4. Compare objects by using nonstandard units of measurement. 46
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K-1.5. Use appropriate safety procedures when conducting investigations. 14
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SC.K-2. Characteristics of Organisms: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of organisms. (Life Science)

K-2.1. Recognize what organisms need to stay alive (including air, water, food, and shelter). 18
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K-2.2. Identify examples of organisms and nonliving things. 18
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K-2.3. Match parents with their offspring to show that plants and animals closely resemble their parents. 84
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K-2.4. Compare individual examples of a particular type of plant or animal to determine that there are differences among individuals. 27
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K-2.5. Recognize that all organisms go through stages of growth and change called life cycles. 108
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SC.K-3. My Body: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the distinct structures of human body and the different functions they serve. (Life Science)

K-3.1. Identify the distinct structures in the human body that are for walking, holding, touching, seeing, smelling, hearing, talking, and tasting. 64
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K-3.2. Identify the functions of the sensory organs (including the eyes, nose, ears, tongue, and skin). 62
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SC.K-4. Seasonal Changes: The student will demonstrate an understanding of seasonal weather changes. (Earth Science)

K-4.1. Identify weather changes that occur from day to day. 10
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K-4.2. Compare the weather patterns that occur from season to season. 19
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K-4.3. Summarize ways that the seasons affect plants and animals. 23
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SC.K-5. Exploring Matter: The student will demonstrate the understanding that objects can be described by their observable properties. (Physical Science)

K-5.1. Classify objects by observable properties (including size, color, shape, magnetic attraction, heaviness, texture, and the ability to float in water). 32
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K-5.2. Compare the properties of different types of materials (including wood, plastic, metal, cloth, and paper) from which objects are made. 13
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