First Grade Science

General Information

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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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SOL Enhanced Specific activites by SOL created by DOE
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning
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NASA eClips Short, relevant educational video segments
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Harcourt Activities Correlated by textbook chapter
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SOL Review Cards for Home Review cards for parents

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1.1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations.

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Scientific Investigation Foldable Six flip foldable students can reuse at Science Circus as a reference of scientific investigation terms and the scientific method
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Weird Science Experiments in Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Weather
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Motor Mouth 1.1 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Science Activities Need an experiment - try one of these activities and apply the scientific process
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Living vs. Nonliving Decide which things are living and nonliving
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Peep Research Using marshmellow peeps to investigate concepts
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Can You Place Me?

Drag items to their correct places in the picture

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1.2  The student will investigate and understand that moving objects exhibit different kinds of motion.

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Motion Key content and discussion material
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Motor Mouth 1.2 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Motion Sorting activity on straight motion, circular motion, and back and forth motion
Motion Sorting activity on straight motion, circular motion, and back and forth motion (Kidspiration)
Motion Sorting activity on straight motion, circular motion, and back and forth motion (Interwrite)
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Forces and Movement Drag the handles to push the cars along the track
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Pushes and Pulls Push and pull the items along the track

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1.3 The student will investigate and understand how different common materials interact with water.

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Solids and Liquids Heat and cool substances to see what happens

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1.4 The student will investigate and understand that plants have basic life needs and functional parts and can be classified according to certain characteristics.

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Motor Mouth 1.4 & 1.5 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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All About Plants Essential knowledge
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Edible and Non-Edible Plants Sort the items
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Build a Salad Use the plant parts to build a salad
Plant Characteristics Interactive activity on plant characteristics
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Parts of a Plant Label the parts of a plant
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What Helps Plants Grow Look at the conditions and choose the plant that will grow the best
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Plants Contains activities, worksheets, and background information on plants
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Growing Plants Water the plants to make them grow
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Helping Plants Grow Well See how water and heat affects the growth of plants

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1.5 The student will investigate and understand that animals, including humans, have basic needs and certain distinguishing characteristics.

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Motor Mouth 1.4 & 1.5 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Motor Mouth 1.5 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Animal Jeopardy Review animal habitats and characteristics
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Animal Sounds Name that animal
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Nocturnal Animals Animal adaptaion that helps animals
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Wild or Tame Sort the animals
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Animal Homes Choose the home for the animal
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Critter Craze Animal needs and groups
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Digger and the Gang at the Animal Park Matching babies, like animals, and food
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Animal Coverings Matching Game
Animals Multiple choice quiz
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Health and Growth Help Ben get the things he needs to grow healthy
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Living Things Sorting activity
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Macaulay Library Archive of animal sounds and video
Sorting Animals Sort the animals and their characteristics into the correct category

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1.6 The student will investigate and understand the basic relationships between the sun and Earth.

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Motor Mouth 1.6 & 1.7 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Earth, Sun and Moon Model of the Earth, sun, moon relationship
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As the Earth Turns Learn what causes day and night
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Sunrise, Sunset Learn about the apparent movement of the sun across the sky
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As the Earth Turns Join Audrey as she learns about our rotating Earth

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1.7 The student will investigate and understand weather and seasonal changes.

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Activity
Description
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Motor Mouth 1.6 & 1.7 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Motor Mouth 1.7 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Dress Lecky Dress Lecky appropriately for the weather outside
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Four Seasons PowerPoint for discussion on the four seasons
Weather Conditions and Climate Interactive activity
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Season Resources PowerPoint for discussion and resources
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Seasonal Change Menu Student menu activity to demonstrate understanding of seasons
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Eye on the Sky Enter weather observations
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Seasons Sorting activity

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1.8 The student will investigate and understand that natural resources are limited.

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Activity
Description
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Earth Day Reduce, reuse, recycle discussion and song
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Motor Mouth 1.8 Review cards to play Password or Pyramid type review game
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Natural Resources Key content presentation with follow-up writing activity
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Natural Resources Identification and activity
Recycle Roundup Online recycling game
Where Does It Go? Recycling game
Natural Resources Interwrite interactive activity

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Review

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Worksheet Generator Free printable worksheets

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Legend
Audio

Excel
Hot Potatoes


Interwrite
Interwrite Crickets
Inspiration

Kidspiration

PDF
PowerPoint
Publisher
QuizNet
Research Activity
SMARTBoard

Video

Webquest

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