1st Grade  Science Curriculum

VPSB Activities

  

  
Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6

Comprehensive Curriculum

Black-line Masters

Pacing Chart

Additional Resources

Unit 1:  The Changing Weather and Local Effects
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Chevron Materials Correlated to Unit

light:  6 flash lights, 6 -  40 watts lamps

temperature: 12 thermometers, 6 GLXs with 2 temperature sensors

 

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Weather Watcher

Evaporation and Condensation

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Please use the Weather Stations that are available through the internet by all schools in the parish when covering the Weather Unit! 

http://achieve.weatherbug.com/Registration/login.aspx

Weather Station Instructions

 

 

Unit 2: All Sorts of Solids
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Chevron Materials Correlated to Unit

Length or Distance: 12 metric rulers, 12 primary rulers, 6 measuring tapes,  6  motion sensors

Mass:  6 Ohaus triple beam balances,  6 sets of hanging masses

Weight:  6  force sensors

Volume:  6 beakers, 6 sets of measuring plastic cylinders, 2 dispensing jugs

Magnets: 8 sets of 6 floating magnet rings, 8 blue bar magnets   

GLXs

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The motion sensors can be used to measure distances and the force sensors can be used to measure weight.

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Unit 3:  States of Matter
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Accessories:  3 extension cords, 25 goggles and 2 adult goggles

Mass: 6 Ohaus triple beam balances

source of heat : 3 hot plates, 6 lamps goose neck, package of 72 candles

Volume:  6 graduated cylinders, 12 funnels, 2 water dispensing jugs

6 GLXs with 2 temperature sensors each

 

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Solid to Liquid Race

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Unit 4: Functions of the Human Body
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6 meter sticks, 12 primary rulers, 12 senior rulers

six human anatomy models

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 Unit 5:  Variations, Changes, and Adaptations in the Environment
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QX5 computer microscope, 1 set of general science slides, 12 pk. disposable microscope slides, 1 deep well projection slide, 12 blunt point forceps, 6 magnifying glasses

 

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 Unit 6: Heat, Sound, and Light
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Light:  6 flash lights, 6 goose neck lamps, package of  72 candles, 6 unbreakable mirrors (5"x7"), 6 light sensors to be used with 6 GLXs

Sound : 8 piece tuning fork set, Wave Port computer program on portable lap top, 1 sound sensor per class and 6 built-in GLX sound sensor and sound generator

Heat: 3 hot plates with 3 extension cords, 6 flash lights, 6 goose neck lamps, package of  72 candles

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Animals & Light


Investigating Sound

 

Use Wave Port and the GLX to generate/analyze different sounds.