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Learning resources brought to you by Tucson Unified's Curriculum and Instruction

Flori Huitt, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction | Heidi Aranda, Senior Director of Curriculum Development

We've provided a rich selection of free online learning sources in English language arts (ELA), math, science, and visual arts. These are organized by grade level. Click the grade level for your child to get started!

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How to Use This Page

This page contains a "menu" of lessons and activities for this week's learning at home. You will find the objectives: the specific skills that your child will be able to do. Then you will find a selection of lessons and activities which help your child master those skills. If you run into technical issues or other difficulties with any of these, simply move on and choose another. These activities fit into the Sample Dailly Schedule.

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Your child DOES NOT have to complete all activities listed for each subject.
  • Activities have been identified to give your child choice and variety.
  • Your child's teacher may suggest other activities more appropriate for your child.


Please email or call your teacher.

Kindergarten Science - Week Six

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

Kindergarten Science

Week 6 May 11 - 15
Semana 11-15 de mayo

Science Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • understand cause and effect by looking at different natural phenomena.
  • observe how technology makes our jobs easier.
  • Give their opinion on how advances in technology could have positive and negative effects in our environment.

Objetivos de ciencia: Los estudiantes podrán:

  • entender causa y efecto al observar diferentes fenómenos naturales.
  • observar como los avances en tecnología hacen nuestros trabajos más fáciles.
  • dar su opinión acerca de cómo los avances en tecnología pueden tener efectos positivos y negativos en nuestro ambiente.

Benchmark Advance

Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app.

What is slow? What is fast?

The swing goes up

Technology Brings Us Together

After reading the swing goes up, talk with an adult, and make a list of things that go up and down. Can you include two things that were not in the book?

After reading Technology Brings us Together, tell a member of your family about your favorite piece of technology that you have at home. How do you use it and why is it your


Benchmark Adelante

¿Qué es lento? ¿Qué es rápido?

El columpio sube y baja.

La tecnología nos une

Después de leer El columpio sube y baja habla con un adulto y haz una lista de las cosas que suben y bajan. ¿Puedes incluir dos cosas que no estaban en el libro?

Después de leer La tecnología nos une, cuéntele a un miembro de su familia acerca de su tecnología favorita que tiene en casa. ¿Cómo lo usas y por qué es tu favorito?

Offline Activity

Parents can select from the activities below, follow the instructions and get the kids involved in making experiments. Ask question: What do you think it’s going to happen? Can you make a prediction? What steps did we follow? What did we discover?

Cause and Effect Matching Game

The Butterfly Effect

Sink or Float

STEM Experiments

Actividad sin internet

Los padres de familia pueden seleccionar de alguna de estas actividades, seguir las instrucciones e involucrar a los niños a que hagan experimentos. Hagan preguntas como: ¿Qué crees que va a suceder? ¿Puedes hacer una predicción? ¿Qué pasos seguimos? ¿Qué descubriste?

Experimentos con lista de materiales, instucciones y videos

Interactive Games

Twiddlebug Toss-predicting game

Play the game and think like a scientist making and confirming predictions.

How to be an Inventor

Watch the video and with the help of an adult try to find the definition of some important vocabulary.

16 Magical Home Experiments

Be curious, find answers to your questions and work on an experiment with the help of an adult.

Experiments-Sesame Street

Be curious, find answers to your questions and work on an experiment with the help of an adult.

Juegos interactivos

5 Experimentos con agua para niños

20 Experimentos para hacer con niños

Si tienes curiosidad por entender el mundo a tu alrededor, trabaja en uno de los experimentos con la ayuda de un adulto.


Inventing your own arcade-engineering!

From watching the first video on Caine’s Arcade, design what you would add to Caine’s Arcade.

Not a Box

Can you create something new using a box?

Not a Stick

Can you create something new using a stick?


No es una caja

¿Puedes crear algo nuevo usando una caja?


Watch the videos and learn about different inventors!

Earth Day Every Day

Inventors Who Changed the World

George Washington Carver

Now and Ben


Mira los videos y aprende acerca de los diferentes inventores.

Inventos de George Washington Carver

Benjamin Franklin

Marie Curie

Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena-Inventor Mexicano TV a color

PBS Videos

Martha Speaks – Paws and Effects

Listen to the story and have a discussion with your family on what you remember.

Scholastic Learn at Home

All About Sound

Read/listen to the stories and enjoy the activities. How does the action of hitting a drum provide sound? How do instruments and other things work to provide sound?

Aprender con Scholastic

Todo sobre el sonido

Username: Learning20

Password: Clifford

Lee/escucha los cuentos y disfruta de las actividades. ¿Cómo se produce el sonido al pegarle a un tambor? ¿Cómo funcionan los instrumentos y cosas que producen sonido?

Science Links

What's an Engineer?

Engineering-Sesame Street

After listening to the videos, try to make a list of actions required to be an engineer.

Conexiones con ciencia

Dia del inventor

Al escuchar el video trata de hacer una lista de lo que se requiere para ser un inventor.

Vocabulary Vocabulario













As the students explore the books and sites, please ask them to use as many as the vocabulary words as possible when expressing about their learning and understanding.


Después de explorar los libros y los diferentes sitios del Internet, anime a los estudiantes a que usen palabras del vocabulario para expresar sus conocimientos.

Learn how to write bold Facebook comments. TextFancy makes this task and other text conversions really simple.

You Tube Videos

As students listen to stories, check if they can give a cause and effect statement. For example: because the kite got stuck on the tree, so the kid threw a shoe to bring it down.

Stuck by Oliver Jeffers

David goes to school by David Shannon

If Your Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

What if Everybody Did That

Videos en español de You Tube

Después de escuchar el cuento, pida a su niño/a que le explique acerca de causa y efecto usando porque y entonces en sus oraciones. Por ejemplo: Porque David no levanta la mano al hablar, entonces quiebra las reglas del salón.

David va al colegio

Si le das una galletita a un ratón

Links and Apps


Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

Log-In Questions? See instructions on our Learn From Home page.

Free Meals for Kids!

Free Grab-and-Go Meals for Kids

Free meals for all kids 18 and under! Find schedules at www.tusd1.org/GrabAndGo


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