List of Pre-K Standards (Science)

Preschool to Pre-K Science Standards Achieved

These are copied from the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Standards Booklet

Physical Science

Use senses to gather information about objects

Make simple observations, predictions, explanations, and generalizations based on real-life experiences

 Collect, describe, and record information through discussion, drawings, and charts

Recognize and investigate cause and effect relationships in everyday experiences – pushing, pulling, kicking, rolling, or blowing objects

Life Science

Use senses to gather information about living things

Observe and explore the natural processes of growing, changing, and adapting to the environment

Ask and pursue questions through simple investigations and observations of living things

Collect, describe, and record information about living things through discussion, drawings, and charts

Identify the common needs such as food, air, and water of familiar living things

Predict, explain, and infer patterns based on observations and representations of living things, their needs, and life cycles

Make and record by drawing, acting out, or describing observations of living things and how they change over time

Earth Science

Use senses to gather information about Earth’s materials

Make simple observations, explanations, and generalizations about Earth’s materials based on real life experiences

Describe how various materials might be used based on characteristics or properties

Identify, predict, and extend patterns based on observations and representations of objects in the sky, daily weather, seasonal changes.

Observe and describe patterns observed over the course of a number of days and nights, possibly including differences in the activities or appearance of animals

List of Pre-K Standards (Science)

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