Links: NHPS Science Overview
**Elem Science in NHPS uses kits that rotate among schools.
Check with each school for Rotation Details.
|Force and Motion||
|LAND and WATER||ELECTRIC CIRCUITS|
|INQUIRY STANDARDS ACROSS ALL UNITS
B INQ.1 Make observations and ask questions about objects, organisms and the environment.
B INQ.2 Seek relevant information in books, magazines and electronic media.
B INQ.3 Design and conduct simple investigations.
B INQ.4 Employ simple equipment and measuring tools to gather data and extend the senses.
B INQ.5 Use data to construct reasonable explanations.
B INQ.6 Analyze, critique and communicate investigations using words, graphs and drawings.
B INQ.7 Read and write a variety of science-related fiction and nonfiction texts.
B INQ.8 Search the Web and locate relevant science information.
B INQ.9 Use measurement tools and standard units (e.g., centimeters, meters, grams, kilograms) to describe objects and materials.
B INQ.10 Use mathematics to analyze, interpret and present data.
|B8 - Describe the effects of the strengths of pushes and pulls on the motion of objects.
B9 -Describe the effect of the mass of an object on its motion.
|B10 Describe how animals, directly or indirectly, depend on plants to provide the food and energy they need in order to grow and survive.
B11 Describe how natural phenomena and some human activities may cause changes to habitats and their inhabitants.
|B12 Describe how the sun’s energy impacts the water cycle.
B13 Describe the role of water in erosion and river formation.
| B14 Describe how batteries and wires can transfer energy to light a light bulb.
B15 Explain how simple electrical circuits can be used to determine which materials conduct electricity.
B16 Describe the properties of magnets, and how they can be used to identify and separate mixtures of solid materials.
|Significant Task||Comparing Solids and Liquids||Creature Feature||Protecting Homesite|| Wiring A House
* CT Embedded Task: Go With The Flow
|STC KIT: MOTION and DESIGN||Habitats Literacy Reading, Videos||STC KIT: LAND and WATER||STC KIT: ELECTRIC CIRCUITS|