Module 15-Science KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will define motion and position. They will create a classroom garden and plant bean seeds in the classroom garden.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Motion Science Notebook;
2 Grow a Bean Seed glass or jar
cotton balls
paper towels
bean seeds
crayons or colored pencils

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Motion
  1. Define motion and position.
2 Grow a Bean Seed
  1. Create a classroom garden.
  2. Plant bean seeds in the classroom garden.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
bean seeds
seed coat

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Motion 3 Observing Motion Assignment
2 Grow a Bean Seed 2 Grow a Bean Seed Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Motion In their science notebook, have your students write or draw what they learned from this lesson about motion.
2 Grow a Bean Seed Have your student use their Science notebook to journal how their bean seed grows by drawing pictures every couple of days of its progress.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
  1. What causes things to move?
Grow a Bean Seed
  1. What part of the plant grows first?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Motion Motion
  1. What does the word motion mean?
  2. What are some ways that objects move?
  3. What is force?
  4. What can affect how an object moves?
Grow a Bean Seed Grow a Bean Seed
  1. What are the three parts of a plant?
  2. What is the life cycle of a plant?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing