Science Constancy K-5

 State Standard Category Constancy­Constancy is uniformity in nature, value, and extent. The goal is to help students recognize those conditions or values that cannot change or be changed. K-12 State Indicator Fact, Concept, Gerneralization Winnebago Indicator Activity Evaluation Levels kindergarten Describe how things change in some ways and stay the same in others. Objects can change and stay the same. Objects can be compared to other objects. first Describe how things change in some ways and stay the same in others. Object permanency - an object will stay the same if its position is changed. Length of an object does not change when its position is changed or its shape is altered by bending. The number of objects does not change with the position of the objects. Some things can be observed to move from place to place while other things stay in one location. Most of the time certain events happen in a similar manner. second Describe how things change in some ways and stay the same in others. Some things stay the same. Properties can be counted. Length of an object does not change when its position is changed or its shape is altered by bending. Mass does not change when the shape or position of an object is changed. Volume of a substance does not change when its shape does. third Describe how things change in some ways and stay the same in others. Objects, properties, and events stay the same or happen in similar ways. Constancy enables people to understand the universe. fourth Describe how things change in some ways and stay the same in others. Some features of things may stay the same even when other features change. Some patterns look the same when they are shifted, turned, reflected, or seen from a different direction. fifth Describe how things change in some ways and stay the same in others.

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