Correlation of GEMS to the State of California Science Content Standards, Grades PreK–2


Please note that while many of the titles listed here can be used in grades other than grades PreK through 2, ONLY standards for those grades are correlated on this page. Correlations to standards in other grade ranges can be accessed by returning to the California Standards Correlation Page.

Where a "+" is shown, the title provides comprehensive coverage of the standard.


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Animal Defenses (PreK–K)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4d+, 4e+


Hide A Butterfly (PreK-K)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c, 4e+


Ant Homes Under the Ground (PreK–1)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4e+

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b+, 2c+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4d+, 4e+

 

Eggs, Eggs, Everywhere (PreK–1)

Kindergarten, Physical Sciences

1a

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4c+, 4d+,4e+

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e+

 

Elephants and Their Young (PreK–1)

Kindergarten, Physical Sciences

1a+

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4c+, 4d+,4e+

1st Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b+, 2c+, 2d+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4c+, 4d+,4e+

2nd Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+, 2d+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a, 4b, 4c+, 4d,4e+, 4g+

 

Ladybugs (PreK–1)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+,4e+

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a, 4b+, 4d, 4e

 

Mother Opossum and Her Babies (PreK–1)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e+

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b+, 2c+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e+

2nd Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e+, 4g+

 

Penguins (PreK–1)

Kindergarten, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b+

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4e+

1st Grade, Physical Sciences

1a, 1b

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4d+, 4e

 

Tree Homes (PreK–1)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+, 2e+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4d+, 4e

 

Sifting Through Science (K–2)

Kindergarten, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1c

Kindergarten, Earth Sciences

3c

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e+

1st Grade, Physical Sciences

1a

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a, 4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e

2nd Grade, Physical Sciences

1f+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c, 4d+, 4e, 4g+

 

Buzzing A Hive (K–3)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c, 4d+, 4e+

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b+, 2c+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4d, 4e+

2nd Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b+, 2c, 2d+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a, 4c, 4d+, 4f+, 4g+

 

Bubble Festival (K–6)

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4d+, 4e

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a, 4b+, 4e+

2nd Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c, 4d+, 4e+, 4g+


Investigating Artifacts (K–6)

Kindergarten, Physical Sciences

1a+

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4d+, 4e+

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4b+, 4c, 4d+, 4e+

2nd Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b

2nd Grade, Life Sciences

2b

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4c, 4d+, 4e+, 4g+

 

Terrarium Habitats (K–6)

Kindergarten, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b, 2c+

Kindergarten, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4d, 4e+

1st Grade, Life Sciences

2a+, 2b+, 2c+, 2e+

1st Grade, Earth Sciences

3c

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4e+

2nd Grade, Life Sciences

2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e+

2nd Grade, Earth Sciences

3c+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4c, 4d+, 4f+, 4g+

 

Involving Dissolving (1–3)

1st Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4b+, 4e+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4g+

 

Liquid Explorations (1–3)

1st Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4c+, 4d+, 4e+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4c+, 4e+, 4g+

 

Secret Formulas (1–3)

1st Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b+

1st Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4b+, 4c+, 4d, 4e+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b+, 4d+, 4e+, 4g+

 

On Sandy Shores (2–4)

2nd Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+, 1b+

2nd Grade, Earth Sciences

3b+, 3c

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4c+, 4d+, 4f+, 4g+

 

Aquatic Habitats (2–6)

2nd Grade, Life Sciences

2a, 2b+, 2c, 2d+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4b, 4c, 4d+, 4e, 4f+, 4g+

 

Mystery Festival (2–8)

2nd Grade, Physical Sciences

1a+

2nd Grade, Investigation and Experimentation

4a+, 4c, 4d+, 4f+, 4g+

 

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