Little 1st grade Science Thinkers Curriculum

$79.95

Little SCIENCE Thinkers is a complete curriculum specifically for First Grade.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students.  It is cross-referenced with and written using the main topics of state First Grade Science Standards and many NGSS.
This full year-long curriculum contains lessons for the whole year. There are 5 full unit plans.

—————–WHAT’S INCLUDED IN EACH UNIT?——————–
-A complete Teacher Guide
-Printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds
-Step-by-step, SCRIPTED Lesson Plans (Twelve, 30-minute lesson plans per unit )
-Essential Question and Learning Target posters
-Science Investigations or Hands-On Experiments
-Science Stations
-Anchor Charts
-Whole group Games and Activities
-Student Workbook that follows each lesson
-Quick Check for every lesson
-Primary-appropriate Assessment and Rubric for scoring
-Parent Letter
-A COMPLETE unit PowerPoint to guide your teaching during each and every lesson (all books, targets and workbook pages are included in the Powerpoint to help you save paper)

UNIT 1: Light and Sound
Lesson 1: SCIENTISTS OBSERVE
Lesson 2: SCIENCE TOOLS AND SAFETY
Lesson 3: THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD
Lesson 4: STATES OF MATTER
Lesson 5: PROPERTIES OF MATTER
Lesson 6: SOUND AND VIBRATIONS
Lesson 7: LIGHT
Lesson 8: USING LIGHT AND SOUND TO COMMUNICATE
Lesson 9: COMMUNICATING USING LIGHT OR SOUND INVESTIGATION
Lesson 10: HANDS-ON SCIENCE STATIONS (2 DAYS)
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT

UNIT 2: Space
Lesson 1: EARTH’S PLACE IN SPACE
Lesson 2: THE SUN – ENERGY
Lesson 3: THE SUN – PATTERNS OF DAY AND NIGHT
Lesson 4: THE SUN – PATTERNS OF THE SEASONS
Lesson 5: OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
Lesson 6: THE MOON – CRATERS
Lesson 7: THE MOON – PHASES
Lesson 8: GRAVITY
Lesson 9: SOLAR SYSTEM INVESTIGATION
Lesson 10: HANDS-ON SCIENCE STATIONS
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT

UNIT 3: Earth’s Surface
Lesson 1: EARTH’S SURFACE
Lesson 2: ROCKS AND MINERALS
Lesson 3: ROCK TYPES
Lesson 4: ROCK EXPLORATION
Lesson 5: NATURAL RESOURCES
Lesson 6: RENEWABLE AND NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES
Lesson 7: SOIL
Lesson 8: SOIL INVESTIGATION
Lesson 9: CARING FOR OUR RESOURCES & COMPOSTING
Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT

UNIT 4: Survival of Living Things
Lesson 1: LIVING AND NONLIVING THINGS
Lesson 2: HOW PARTS OF LIVING THINGS HELP THEM SURVIVE
Lesson 3: BIOMIMICRY INVESTIGATION
Lesson 4: OFFSPRING OF LIVING THINGS
Lesson 5: INHERITED TRAITS
Lesson 6: INHERITED TRAITS INVESTIGATION
Lesson 7: INTERDEPENDENCE OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS
Lesson 8: FOOD CHAINS
Lesson 9: SCIENCE STATIONS
Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT

UNIT 5: Weather
Lesson 1: ALL ABOUT WEATHER
Lesson 2: HOW WEATHER FORMS
Lesson 3: PRECIPITATION
Lesson 4: CLOUDS
Lesson 5: CLOUD INVESTIGATION – CREATING A CLOUD
Lesson 6: CLOUD INVESTIGATION – CLOUDS IN OUR ATMOSPHERE
Lesson 7: SEVERE WEATHER
Lesson 8: FORECASTING WEATHER
Lesson 9: CLIMATE
Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS (2 DAYS)
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT