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					                                            Rockaway Township Public Schools
                                                Science Literacy Unit Plan
                                            Physical Science: K - Push and Pull


Unit Title:                                 Time Frame:                            21st Century Theme:
                                                                                   9.1 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
           Push and Pull                              Second Quarter                   Communication
                                                                                       Collaboration, Teamwork and Leadership
Standard:
      5.2 Physical Science: Physical science principles, including fundamental ideas about matter, energy, and motion, are powerful
       conceptual tools for making sense of phenomena in physical, living, and Earth systems science.

Strands:                                                          Cumulative Progress Indicator Number(s):
      E. Forces and Motion: It takes energy to change the                5.2.2.E.1 - Investigate and model the various ways that
       motion of objects. The energy change is understood in               inanimate objects can move.
       terms of forces.

Rockaway Township Goals:
      Some objects move in only one way.
      Some objects can move in many ways.
      Toys and other objects can move by winding up, pushing them, or pulling them.
      Sometimes, an object’s motion can be predictable.
      Sometimes, an object’s motion can be unexpected.

Essential Question                                                Enduring Understandings
      What causes an object to move?                                     Objects change their motion when a push or pull is applied to the
                                                                           object.
                                                Rockaway Township Public Schools
                                                    Science Literacy Unit Plan
                                                Physical Science: K - Push and Pull




Unit Learning Targets:                                            Suggested Activities:
The Students will be able to…                                     Including Differentiated Strategies (DI)
       Identify objects that can move.                                 Observe various toys, carts, ramps, and objects that move.
       Identify objects that can only move in one way.                 Discus what causes the movement of various toys, carts, ramps,
       Identify objects that can move in many ways.                     and objects that move. (Push or Pull?)
       Identify a pushing force.                                       Sort various toys into groups that move only in one way.
       Identify a pulling force.                                       Sort various toys into groups that move in many ways.
                                                                        Predict the motion of various wind-up or pull-back cars and toys.



Resource Materials:                                               Assessments:
   National Science Digital Library, Science Digital Literacy          For example: Set up a simple pulley. Attach a block or toy to the
    Maps: National Science Digital Library: Laws of Motion               string. Ask the students to predict the motion of the block or toy
    http://strandmaps.nsdl.org/?id=SMS-MAP-1357                          when you pull down on the string.
   National Science Digital Library, Science Refreshers
    http://nsdl.org/refreshers/science/
   Science Curriculum Topic Study
    Describing Position and Motion p. 207

Technology Integration:                                           Vocabulary:
       Sesame Street website:
        http://www.sesamestreet.org/browseplaylistsbysubject
       Online simulations:
        http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/sci            force                     pull                     push
        ence_5_6.shtml (ages 5-6)
                                            Rockaway Township Public Schools
                                                Science Literacy Unit Plan
                                            Physical Science: K - Push and Pull


Related Literature:
   Suggested literature to integrate ILA with Science: http://www.thereadingnook.com/kindergarten2/
   Science and Children’s Literature: https://www.msu.edu/~stanawa8/Science%20and%20Children's%20Literature.htm
   Science activities Based on Children’s Literature: http://www.ehow.com/list_6197241_science-activities-based-children_s-
    literature.html

				
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