Science - 1st Grade
Life Science. Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in organisms over time and the nature of living things.
1st Grade - Act. 23: How Tall are Plants?
Students will measure a plant using unifix cubes and record their measurements on a class chart.
Do Plants Need Water?
Lima beans are planted at successively farther distances from a water source so that students can observe the impact of water on seed germination.
Learning about polar bears (or any topic)
With guidance and support students will explore using various research tools to help them access information about a specific topic. In this lesson we are learning about bears but you could choose another animal or topic as well.
Exploration of the school grounds and thought images are used to demonstrate the many uses of plants.
After reading Eric Carle's story "The Tiny Seed", students will make a seed house and write observations in their discovery journal.
Sock Walk (Seed Dispersal)
Students collect seeds from field plants as part of understanding seed dispersal.
This lesson provides students with the opportunity to observe and describe plants as they grow from seeds.
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