Olympic ESD 114
FOSS Science Kit
Pebbles, Sand and Silt (1-2)This page provides educators with information and resources in using the Full Option Science System (FOSS) kits provided by the Science Kit Cooperative at Olympic ESD 114.
Pebbles, Sand and Silt Curriculum CalendarThe calendar below is to support teachers in planning for teaching the Pebbles, Sand, and SiltFOSS Science Kit. Use the calendar links below to identify: the big ideas, key standard targets for each lesson, and assessment opportunities.
Week 1 & 2 - First Rocks
How would a scientist investigate rocks? How will rocks change if you put them in water? What word best describes rocks? What are fossils?How do scientists use tools? How do rocks get to be different sizes? How small is the smallest particle of rock? How does water change clay?How do people use rocks? How can sand be used? What parts make up sandpaper?What parts go together to make good soil? What does a soil scientist do? Is soil in our school yard good or bad?
- Pre and Post Assessment
- Learning Progression
- Standards Alignment (Completed by ESD 112)
- Concept Map
- Fossils Lesson for Inv. 1 Part 4
STEM and Sustainability
School and Teacher Created Resources
Media from OESD Instructional Materials Cooperative