My Science Adventure - Nursery

729 views

Published on

My Science Adventure - Nursery

•Activity-centered: lessons focus on affective and psychomotor abilities
through role-playing, simulating, creating, modeling and other higher-order thinking skills development

•Explanatory: Hands-on activities to encourage group dynamics and independent learning

•Higher Order thinking skills development: Critical and scientific thinking of pupils in related activities will be developed

•Focus on the environment: Lessons will focus on the improvement of the quality of the pupils’ immediate environment

•Values integration: Every lesson shall inculcate values and encourage group dynamics and independent learning

•Constructivist: Conceptual knowledge of science principles will be based on the first-hand everyday activities to make the learning process more experiential and meaningful.

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
729
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
10
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
57
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

My Science Adventure - Nursery

  1. 1. MY SCIENCE ADVENTURE Nurser y
  2. 2. My Science AdventureNurseryTextbookPhilippine Copyright 2010 by DIWA LEARNING SYSTEMS INCAll rights reserved. Printed in the PhilippinesEditorial, design, and layout by University Press of First AsiaNo part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means electronicor mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or any information storage and retrieval systems,without permission in writing from the copyright owner. Exclusively distributed by DIWA LEARNING SYSTEMS INC 4/F SEDCCO 1 Bldg. 120 Thailand corner Legazpi Streets Legaspi Village, 1229 Makati City, Philippines Tel. No.: (632) 893-8501 * Fax: (632) 817-8700 ISBN 978-971-46-0167-3The Editorial BoardAuthorCeneza J. Miranda has masteral units in Education from the Ateneo de Manila University. Shegraduated from Miriam College with a bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Education. Shehas authored several preschool textbooks and teachers’ manuals. She has been teaching kindergartenpupils for 16 years and has served as the Academic coordinator for Language Arts at the MiriamCollege Child Study Center before she left for US.ConsultantMona R. Alagar holds a master’s degree in Pre-Elementary Education from St. Joseph’s College–Quezon City and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. Paul College–Quezon City. She is acollege instructor and currently preschool area coordinator at St. Pedro Poveda College.
  3. 3. TO THE LEARNER Science is all about discovery. Each day in yourlife, you experience and discover something differentand something new to you. These discoveries lead tolearning. You may not know it, but there is scienceinvolved in the things that you do everyday. This book will help you in your discoveries. It willexplain to you what is happening, how it happens andwhy it happens. This book will help you answer the manyquestions you have in your mind. As you read along anddo the activities in the pages of this book, one discoverymight lead to other questions. Just keep on asking thequestions in your mind. All discoveries of our famousscientists began with a question. Who knows, you mightbe a famous scientist someday! The Author
  4. 4. TO THE TEACHER This Science book is all about discovery. Thisis a book that will lead the students to ask questionsand discover new things as they search for answers totheir questions. Your role as a teacher is to explainto the students through experiential activities howthe concepts happen and why they happen. To be ableto enrich learning, make your activities as interactiveas possible. Encourage an active participation fromyour students so that they will learn by first handexperience. This book is only one of the tools that will help yourstudents learn. Your daily preparation in the classroomwill make the concepts in this book come alive. Afterengaging the students in various hands on activities,support your findings with explanations. This book is also a helpful resource for parentswho should also be involved in the teaching andlearning process. There are review and enrichmentactivities that may be done at home. By soliciting theparticipation of parents, we are assured that learninggoes on even after school. Have a wonderful discovery!
  5. 5. TABLE OF CONTENTSUnit 1 MyselfLesson 1 My Body ..............................................................................................2 What Am I .........................................................................................2 My Body Parts ..................................................................................9Lesson 2 My Senses ....................................................................................... 20 My Sense of Sight.......................................................................... 21 My Sense of Hearing .................................................................... 38 My Sense of Smell ........................................................................ 43 My Sense of Taste ........................................................................ 48 My Sense of Touch........................................................................ 56Lesson 3 What My Body Needs .................................................................. 65 Food .................................................................................................. 65 Water ............................................................................................... 66 Clothes ..............................................................................................67 Exercise ........................................................................................... 69 Rest and Sleep ............................................................................... 70Lesson 4 How Do I Take Care of My Body ............................................... 72Lesson 5 Being Safe at Home ...................................................................... 75Lesson 6 I Am Growing .................................................................................. 77Unit 2 Plants and AnimalsLesson 1 Plants ................................................................................................. 81 Different Parts of Plants ............................................................ 82 Leaves............................................................................................... 86 Flowers ............................................................................................. 89 Fruits ................................................................................................. 91 Seeds ................................................................................................ 94 Things Plants Need ....................................................................... 96 Things Plants Give to Us .............................................................. 99Lesson 2 Animals ........................................................................................... 104 Pet Animals .................................................................................... 105 Farm Animals .................................................................................107 Zoo Animals ................................................................................... 109 Body Parts of Animals ..................................................................111 Movements of Animals ................................................................123
  6. 6. Sounds Animals Make ..................................................................128 Mother and Baby Animals .......................................................... 130 Things Animals Need ...................................................................134 Things Animals Give Us ...............................................................143Unit 3 Things around MeLesson 1 Solids around Me ..........................................................................149 Things at Home ............................................................................ 150 Things in School ........................................................................... 157 Things in My Community ............................................................. 161Lesson 2 Different Shapes of Solids .......................................................166 Solids with the Shape of a Circle .............................................166 Solids with the Shape of an Oval .............................................168 Solids with the Shape of a Square ..........................................170 Solids with the Shape of a Rectangle .....................................172 Solids with the Shape of a Triangle ......................................... 174 Solids with the Shape of a Diamond ........................................176Lesson 3 Weight of Solid Objects .............................................................183 Solids That Are Heavy............................................................... 184 Solids That Are Light ................................................................. 184Unit 4 Earth, My PlanetLesson 1 The Planet Earth .......................................................................... 191Lesson 2 Land .................................................................................................193 Different Landforms ...................................................................195 Uses of Land .................................................................................200 Taking Care of the Land .............................................................210Lesson 3 Water ..............................................................................................212 Water Forms..................................................................................215 Uses of Water.............................................................................. 220 Saving Water ................................................................................ 222Lesson 4 Weather......................................................................................... 224 Sunny Day...................................................................................... 225 Rainy Day ....................................................................................... 226Lesson 5 Day and Night .............................................................................. 228 Daytime .......................................................................................... 228 Nighttime ...................................................................................... 229
  7. 7. UNIT1
  8. 8. Lesson 1 What Am I? Color the pictures of the girl and the boy. Trace the word in broken lines. I am a girl. I am a boy. Dear Parents, Help your child know about the characteristics of a girl and a boy. Let him or her talk about clothes, toys, and other personal belongings as well as colors he or she prefers. Tell your child what makes him or her special to you.2 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  9. 9. Are you a girl or a boy? Put a check in the correct box.I am a boy.I am a girl. Myself 3
  10. 10. Circle all the girls in the picture.4 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  11. 11. Check all the boys in the picture. Myself 5
  12. 12. What do boys wear? Color what boys wear.6 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  13. 13. What do girls wear?Color what girls wear. Myself 7
  14. 14. Who wears these things? Draw lines to match the boy and the girl with the things they wear.8 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  15. 15. My Body PartsSing the song below. Point to the body partsmentioned as you sing. head ear eye nose mouth shoulder knee toes Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes, Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes, Eyes and ears and mouth and nose, Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes. Myself 9
  16. 16. Draw your face and hair in the box. Color your hair.10 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  17. 17. Trace your right hand below. Myself 11
  18. 18. Trace your left hand below. Then sing the song. I have two hands, the left and the right. Hold them up high so clean and bright. Clap them softly, 1, 2, 3. Clean little hands are good to see.12 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  19. 19. Trace each foot. Myself 13
  20. 20. Circle the body parts that you have.14 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  21. 21. Draw a picture of your body below. Myself 15
  22. 22. Draw the missing part of each face.16 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  23. 23. Draw the missing part of each face. Myself 17
  24. 24. Draw lines to match the body parts with their uses.18 My Science Adventure–Nursery
  25. 25. Color the pictures that show what yourbody parts can do. Myself 19
  26. 26. Lesson My Senses 2 Name the five sense organs. Color the pictures. Dear Parents, Your child will learn about the five sense organs in this lesson. Provide activities that will help your child discover and learn more about the things around him or her using his or her different sense organs. Make sure that he or she exercises proper care for each sense organ.20 My Science Adventure–Nursery

×