In Science Lessons and Investigations, first graders get to study and observe a variety of topics over the course of 14 comprehensive science units. As they build upon prior knowledge and experience, students will gain a better understanding of important science concepts. This resource helps teachers guide young learners through each unit and provides inspired ideas for hands-on activities and experiments.
Core subject areas and topics include:
How Do Animals Use Their Body Parts?
What Parts Do Plants Have and What Do They Do?
How Do Body Parts Help Animals Grow and Survive?
Do Animals Have Babies?
Do Plants Have Babies?
Are Young Animals and Plants Exactly Like Their Parents?
Do Animals from the Same Species Always Look the Same?
Do All Roses Look the Same?
Can We Predict Patterns for the Sun, Moon, and Stars?
Can We Predict the Pattern of the Seasons?
What Happens When Materials Vibrate?
What Happens When There Is No Light?
Where Do Shadows Come From?
How Do We Communicate Over Long Distances?
Features and benefits:
This print teaching resource gives you everything you need, including:
Teacher support pages and an answer key
Unit concept page to guide discussion
Vocabulary/words to know
Reading selections with real-life visual examples
Comprehension and vocabulary activities
“I wonder” and/or research and write writing prompts
Hands-on science investigation that may include science experiments, STEM challenges, observations, art projects, and other creative cross-curricular activities
Use this teacher’s edition of Science Lessons and Investigations to introduce students to exciting concepts and experiments.