Finer grained standards that are part of this one
use hand lenses of varying power to examine shells, leaves, rocks, and describe details observed.
use sieves of varying density in the sand table to compare which catches the most debris and which sifts faster.
experiment with balance scales using a variety of objects.
use water wheels, funnels, and tubes in the water table or a hand beater to whip up bubbles.
use eye droppers to add food color to water and mix colors.
use woodworking tools (e.g., hammer/nails, hand drill/wood, screwdriver/screws, wire cutter/wire of assorted sizes, pliers).
use a simple microscope to closely examine common materials (e.g., feathers, fabric scraps, shells, rocks).
create a picture dictionary with the names/functions of various tools.