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Kindergarten

Applicable Content Standards and Relevant Exhibits


    Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills

    Learning and Working Now and Long Ago
    K.1.1. Students understand that being a good citizen involves acting in certain ways. Follow rules, such as sharing and taking turns, and know the consequences of breaking them. (Total Museum Experience)
    K.3. Students match simple descriptions of work that people do and the names of related jobs at the school, in the local community, and from historical accounts. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)
    K.4. Students compare and contrast the locations of people, places, and environments and describe their characteristics. (Total Museum Experience)

    Health Education
    Growth and Development
    1.4. G. Identify trusted adults who promote healthy growth and development (e.g., physicians, nurses, dentists, and optometrists). (The Doctor's In)
    1.5. G. Name body parts and their functions. (The Doctor's In)
    1.6. G. Name and describe the five senses. (The Senses Area)

    Injury Prevention and Safety:
    1.1. S. Identify safety rules for the home, the school, and the community. (Total Museum Experience)
    1.2. S. Identify emergency situations. (Emergency Services Room)
    5.1. S. Identify situations when it is necessary to seek adult help or
    call 9-1-1. (Emergency Services Room)

    Mental, Emotional, and Social Health
    1.1. M. Identify a variety of emotions. (Little Oaks Theatre)

    Personal and Community Health:
    1.5. P. Identify practices that are good for the environment, such as turning off lights and water, recycling, and picking up trash. (Recycle Exhibit)

    Language Arts

    Reading:
    1.3. Understand that printed materials provide information. (Total Museum Experience)

    Listening and Speaking:

    1.1. Understand and follow one- and two-step oral directions. (Total Museum Experience)
    1.2. Share information and ideas, speaking audibly in complete, coherent sentences. (Total Museum Experience)


    Mathematics

    Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability
    1.2. Identify, describe, and extend simple patterns (such as circles or triangles) by referring to their shapes, sizes, or colors. (Magnetic Shape Wall)

    Visual and Performing Arts/Dance

    Creative Expression:
    2.1. Create movements that reflect a variety of personal experiences (e.g., recall feeling happy, sad, angry, excited). (Little Oaks Theatre)
    2.2. Respond to a variety of stimuli (e.g., sounds, words, songs, props, and images) with original movements. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)
    2.3. Respond spontaneously to different types of music, rhythms, and sounds. (Little Oaks Theatre)

    Visual and Performing Arts/Theatre

    Creative Expression/ Creation/Invention in Theatre:
    2.3. Use costumes and props in role playing. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)

    Historical and Cultural Context:
    3.2. Portray different community members, such as firefighters, family, teachers, and clerks, through role-playing activities. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)

    Connections and Applications:

    5.1. Dramatize information from other content areas. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)

    Careers and Career-Related Skills:
    5.2. Demonstrate the ability to participate cooperatively in performing a pantomime or dramatizing a story. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)

    Science
    Physical Sciences:
    1. A. Properties of materials can be observed, measured, and predicted.
    (Gravity Wall, Gem & Mineral Area, Florescent Wonders, Bernoulli Blower, Magnetic Area, Gear & Pulley Walls)

    Investigation and Experimentation:
    4. A -D Scientific progress is made by asking meaningful questions and conducting careful investigations. As a basis for understanding this concept students should develop their own questions and perform investigations. (Gravity Wall, Gem & Mineral Area, Florescent Wonders, Bernoulli Blower, Magnetic Area, Gear & Pulley Walls, Oscilloscope, Kaleidoscope)



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