FIRST GRADE  - HELPING HANDS SCIENCE
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Chapter

Required Lab in Science Lab

Materials

Storybooks or Slideshow (on http://msnucleus.org)


LIFE

Plants

1.1 Seeds
Life Cycle Plants 1A

3 bags of 8 specimens

What is a tree?

Animals

 

 

 

Living Things meet their needs

 

 

Working on the Food Chain (Life Cycle)

Kinds of Environments

1.2 Land and Water
Life Cycle Natural Environment 1A

3 bags of branch, clams, moss, mammal, seaweed, seastar, insect

Phoca the Traveling Harbor Seal (Life Cycle)


EARTH

Weather

1.3 Reading a thermometer

 

Thermometers

Beakers/cups

Ice cubes

Warm water

Regular water

 

Weather Lores (Water Cycle)

Seasons

1.4 Seasons/Day and Night

 

Inflatable World Globes

Searching the Universe

(section on planet movement)

 

 

PHYSICAL

Solids, Liquids, and Gases

1.5 States of Matter (using lava as example)

Baking soda, vinegar, droppers

Lucy Lava (Rock Cycle)

What is matter? Slideshow

Changes in Materials

1.6 Water Changes

Ice cubes, baggies

Drippy the Hippie

Giving Water a Second Chance

 (Water Cycle)

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