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Visions in Education Grade 4 Science Kit


These standards-based kits are designed to specifically align with California's science curriculum. The included kit supplies and instructions combine for fun, hands-on activities that demonstrate the core science principles at each grade level. Through interactive inquiry, your child experiences a higher level of learning and information retention that they will thoroughly enjoy. The kits include all the materials needed to complete the curriculum activities. Written materials to accompany the kits are available online. Elementary kits have 2-4 activities per standard set (Life Science, Physical Science, etc.). All materials are packaged in a clear, durable storage tote.

Contents:
Muscovite Mineral, 2-3cm
Hornblende Mineral, 2-3cm
Quartz Mineral, 2-3cm
Calcite Mineral, 2-3 cm
Feldspar Mineral, 2-3cm
Hematite Mineral, 2-3cm
Copper Mineral, Pkg. of 10
Blank Index Cards, 3" x 5", Pkg. of 100
Cotton String, 200 ft
Assorted Bean Seeds, 454g
Plastic Spoon
Plastic Forceps, 127mm
Plastic Cups, 4 oz. Set of 3
Aluminum Foil Pan, 1.5" x 4.75", Set of 2
Electronic LED Stopwatch
Fake Fur, 3" x 3"
Black Hook & Loop Velcro, 1 ft.
Streak Plate, 50 x 50 x 3mm
Small Nail, 2.5cm
Fine Sand, 2 lbs.
Pebbles/Gravel, 2 lbs.
Assorted Shells, Pkg. of 30
Potting Soil, 500g
Watering Can w/ Sprinkler Head
Microscope Slide, 25 x 75 mm
Disposable Pipettes, 150mm x 5mm
Timothy Hay Mix, 4 oz.
Styrofoam Cup, 6 oz.
Carbon Zinc Size D Batteries, Set of 2
Small Magnetic Compasses, 20 mm, Set of 3
Wire Cutter and Stripper
Copper Metal Rod, 8" x 1/4"
Tubular Reed Switch Magnetic
Mini Buzzer w/Leads, 12 V
D-Cell Battery Holders, Set of 2
1L Clear Plastic Container
Static Wand w/Teacher's Guide
Enameled Copper Wire, 24 Gauge, 4oz.
Medium Sandpaper, 2" x 6"
Clear Plastic Cup, 9 oz., Set of 3
Alnico Bar Magnet w/Marked Poles, Set of 2
XX Cork, Size 7
Miniature Lamps (2.47V), Pkg. of 12
Mini Light Sockets, Pkg. of 6
Red Wire Leads w/Alligator Clips, Set of 2
Donut Magnet (3 cm OD, 1 cm ID), Set of 2
Alcino Magnet w/ Painted Ends, Set of 2
Floating Magnet Set
Plastic Knife
Plastic Bowl, 20 oz.
Triangular File, 10 cm (4")
Plastic Coverslips, Pkg. of 100

The activities in the kit teach to these Grade 4 standards:

Physical Science
1.a Students know how to design and build simple series and parallel circuits by using components such as wires, batteries, and bulbs.
1.b Students know how to build a simple compass and use it to detect magnetic effects, including Earth’s magnetic field.
1.c Students know electric currents produce magnetic fields and know how to build a simple electromagnet.
1.e Students know electrically charged objects attract or repel each other.
1.f Students know that magnets have two poles (north and south) and that like poles repel each other while unlike poles attract each other.

Life Sciences
1.g Students know electrical energy can be converted to heat, light, and motion.
2.b Students know producers and consumers (herbivores, carnivores, omnivores, and decomposers) are related in food chains and food webs and may compete with each other for resources in an ecosystem.

Earth Science (Rocks and Minerals)
3.c Students know many plants depend on animals for pollination and seed dispersal, and animals depend on plants for food and shelter.
4.a Students know how to differentiate among igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks by referring to their properties and methods of formation (the rock cycle).

Earth Science (Waves, Wind, Water, and Ice)
4.b Students know how to identify common rock-forming minerals (including quartz, calcite, feldspar, mica, and hornblende) and ore minerals by using a table of diagnostic pr


   
 

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