How to improve kindergartner science observation skills

Xi Lin,Fifth Grade, E.E.Waddell Language Academy

Curriculum Unit (pdf)


This curriculum unit is designed for use in a science class for kindergarten or lower elementary language immersion classroom. The curriculum unit is focused on science teaching strategies and developing language skills in the immersion class. The curriculum unit focuses on weather. Each lessons contains different science experiments, activities and games.

In this curriculum unit, students will be introduced to science concepts, do hands-on activities, develop experimental skills, while at the same time, developing target language skills. The goal is for students not only to learn science content in the target language, but also to help students improve their experimental skills. In the scientists’ world, science experiments do not just follow steps like a recipe. Observation skills and communication skills are necessary for success in science.