Science Lessons and Investigations, Grade 1 - Teacher's Edition, Print EMC 4311

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EMC Number: 4311

Page Count: 224

EAN: 9781645140030

Science Lessons and Investigations presents science learning through in-depth investigation and observation, supporting Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in life, earth, and physical science. Each comprehensive unit includes a hands-on engagement activity to allow students to explore and investigate science concepts.
The 14 science units build upon prior knowledge and experience and allow students to apply their understanding in a variety of ways. Each unit guides students through exploring the science concept and includes hands-on, cross-curricular activities to extend learning.   
This robust 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 activiti
*Hands-on science investigations include experiments, STEM challenges, observations, art projects, and other cross-curricular projects to enhance learning.

Topics covered in Science Lessons and Investigations grade 1 include:
Life Science
  • 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?
Earth Science
  • Can We Predict Patterns for the Sun, Moon, and Stars?
  • Can We Predict the Pattern of the Seasons?
Physical Science
  • What Happens When Materials Vibrate?
  • What Happens When There Is No Light?
  • Where Do Shadows Come From?
  • How Do We Communicate Over Long Distances?
For additional STEM projects, see Evan-Moor’s STEM Lessons and Challenges series.

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