Links: NHPS Science Overview
**Elem Science in NHPS uses kits that rotate among schools.
Check with each school for Rotation Details.
|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.
|B5 -Describe the physical properties of rocks and relate them to their potential uses.
B6 -Relate the properties of rocks to the possible environmental conditions during their formation.
|B1 -Sort and classify materials based on properties such as dissolving in water, sinking and floating, conducting heat, and attracting to magnets.
B2 -Describe the effect of heating on the melting, evaporation, condensation and freezing of water
|B7 Describe how earth materials can be conserved by reducing the quantities used, and by reusing and recycling materials rather than discarding them.|| B3 -Describe how different plants and animals are adapted to obtain air, water, food and protection in specific land habitats.
B4 -Describe how different plants and animals are adapted to obtain air, water, food and protection in water habitats.
A 19 -Describe the life cycles of flowering plants as they grow from seeds, proceed through maturation and produce new seeds.
A20 - Explore and describe the effects of light and water on seed germination and plant growth.
|Significant Task||ROCKS Venn Diagram Identification||Mystery Liquid||*CT Embedded Task: Soggy Paper||Plant Harvest|
|STC KIT: ROCKS||STC KIT : CHEMICAL TESTS||UNH UNIT:Recycling||STC KIT: PLANTS|