1st Grade Units

 

Students learn how light is important in their everyday lives. They experiment with different materials, including prisms and diffraction glasses, to see how light travels through them.  (Physical Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • What is Light – how light travels through different materials
2 •
Rainbows and Light – White Light contains a rainbow of colors
3 •
Light Waves – Light waves travel in a straight line
4 •
Bouncing Light – Light can bounce and reflect off objects

   

 

Increases students’ awareness of plants, having them discover the main parts of a plant and the role each part plays. They then focus on trees, leaves and seeds in expanding their knowledge (Life Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • All About Plants – the main parts of a plant and each part’s role
2 • Trees – different types of trees
3 • Leaves – how leaves can be used to identify trees
4 • Seeds – seeds and their role in the life cycle of a plant

   

 

  

Students discover the concepts of molecules and solutions. Then they experiment in chemical reactions, including creating a cross-linked polymer (Physical Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • What are Molecules? – matter is made of small units called molecules
2 • Mixing Molecules – how different types of molecules can be combined
3 • Polymers – polymers are chains of molecules
4 • Molecules React – molecules take part in chemical reactions

   
 
 

  

Introduces students to their bodies, both internally and externally. They learn to detect their distinguishing characteristics and become aware of the body’s limits, such as reflex action (Life Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • What Makes You You – how to detect individual distinguishing characteristics
2 • Outside You – investigating their skin
3 • Inside Your Body – the internal body systems
4 • Growth and the Body’s Limits – cell growth & limitations of what their bodies can do

   
 

Introduces students to magnets, magnetism, polarity and magnetic fields, using a variety of different magnets in their experimentation (Physical Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • What are Magnets? – the basics of magnets, including which materials are attracted by magnets
2 • Properties of Magnets – magnets reach through materials & magnetic attraction can be blocked
3 • Magnetic Polarity – opposite poles attract and like poles repel
4 • Magnetic Fields – the force of magnets can be felt in the surrounding magnetic fields

   
 

Introduces students to our solar system, focusing on planets and our moon. They also gain an awareness of the stars that sparkle in the evening sky (Earth Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • Getting to Know Our Solar System – the arrangement of the planets and sun in our solar system
2 • Planets – the distinctive properties of each planet
3 • Our Moon – the moon and its surface
4 • Stars – how stars are formed and the constellations

   
 

Students study several components of their body. They investigate the influence of exercise, study proper nutrition and learn how they can prevent infection (Life Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • Our Bodies – our healthy body
2 • Exercise – investigate the influence of exercising
3 • Germs – germs and the body’s defenses
4 • Nutrition – the main food groups

   
 
 

  

Students learn that all living organisms are unique and go through finite life spans. They learn about stages in various animals’ growth by observation and making their own models (Life Science)

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  Science Topics

1 • What is a Life Cycle? – All organisms have a life cycle
2 •
Life Cycle of a Frog – The various changes in the growth and life cycle of a frog
3 •
Life Cycle of a Butterfly – The metamorphosis that a butterfly goes through
4 •
Life Cycle of a Plant – plants have life cycles

   
 
 

  

Students learn the basics of the Sun.  The reasons for night and day are explored as well as the useful properties of sunlight (Earth Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • The Sun Gives Us Light - Students learn that the Sun provides us with light.
2 • Sundials Tell Time - Students learn other practical uses for sunlight.
3 • Sunlight Makes Day and Night - The relationship between the rotation of the Earth and the Sun's light.
4 • The Sun Keeps Us Warm - Sunlight heats the Earth.

   
 
 

  

Students will explore the animal kingdom.  Students learn about invertebrate and vertebrate animals and how they have adapted to their environment (Life Science).

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  Science Topics

1 • The Animal Kingdom - The diverse species of animals and the methods of classifying them.
2 • What do Animals Need to Live - The environmental and physical necessities for the animal kingdom.
3 • Where do Animals Live - Studying animal habitats.
4 • Does it Walk, Fly, Swim or Slither - Animal movements.

   

 

 

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