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  • Shape Up-K

     Grade K

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    Program Description
    Discover what a “constellation” is, and learn how to build them by starting with simple shapes. Expand beyond the stars to consider how shapes are used to strengthen buildings!

    This program takes the “next step” from the Pre-K program, turning shapes into pictures!

    Resources

    Pre-Visit Materials
    Lesson Plan
    Post Visit Materials

    Next Generation Science Standards

    Performance Expectation 

    1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

    K-2-ETS1-2 Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.


    Science and Engineering Practices

    Developing and Using Models

    Disciplinary Core Ideas

    ESS1.A: The Universe and its Stars

     Cross Cutting Concepts

    Patterns
    Structure and Function

     Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards (MD-CCRS)
    ELA/Literacy
    W.1.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
     
    Mathematics
    MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
    MP.4 Model with mathematics.