Family Science Project

Friday, April 26, 2013

Family Science Project 

Dear Room 104 Families,

Over the next 2 weeks we will be learning about insects.  We are really excited to get this unit kicked off on Monday.  For the first part of the week we will be looking at the structure of different insects and compare and contrast their body parts.  For the rest of the week we will specifically be studying the ant and bee.  We will be discussing habitat, insect job, predator, diet, etc.  We also have some fun insect math activities and great writing prompts planned too.  On Wednesday, May 8th all the kindergarten classes will be holding a small science fair for each of the other kindergarten classes.  The other classes will be walking around viewing each other’s chosen insect.  Your child will have a chance to talk about their research and findings.  So here is where you come in…you and your child research one insect and create a small poster board showing and describing his/her insect.

Here is what you need to include:

– Picture or drawing of insect

– habitat

– diet

– prey

– job of insect

– two interesting facts

Have FUN with this science project!  Get creative with what the presentation will look like.  Also, we ask that your child write everything.  (Remember that we spell phonetically in kindergarten)

The Kindergarten Team