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Grade 1 Science

What We Do

  • Scientific Investigation
  • Moving objects exhibit different types of motion
  • Matter interacts with water
  • Plants have basic life needs and functional parts
  • Animals have needs and distinguishing characteristics
  • The relationship between the sun and the earth
  • Earth’s patterns bring weather and seasonal changes
  • Natural resources are limited

How We Do It

  • Plan and conduct simple investigations
  • Gather and display data
  • Projects, writing activities and discussions
  • Collaborative projects and activities
  • Group and independent activities utilizing technology (i.e. IPads, Smartboard)
  • Formative and summative assessments


  • Pre-teaching vocabulary
  • Visual maps/charts
  • Multisensory activities for group and independent work