1. Students should know how to use
a magnifying lens.
2. Student's observational skills
3. Students should have acquired
the ability to measure.
4. Students should have an
increased awareness of their senses.
5. Students should recognize the
6. Students should distinguish
between reflection and refraction of light.
7. Students should explain how
some objects move.
8. Students should understand
9. Students should be able to
identify different simple machines.
10. Students should understand the consequences of
OVERVIEW OF FIRST GRADE
SCIENCE AND MATH
PRE: Discovering the importance of observation.
LAB: Comparing different magnifiers.
POST: Observing through a hand lens.
PRE: Measuring objects.
LAB: Weighing and measuring students.
POST: Investigating the use of a balance.
PRE: Investigating human senses.
LAB: Discovering the sense of sight and touch.
POST: Exploring the senses of taste, smell and hearing.
PRE: Discovering how light moves.
LAB: Distinguishing refraction and reflection.
POST: Comparing different type of equipment that uses lenses.
PRE: Exploring motion.
LAB: Investigating how objects move.
POST: Comparing the human body to a machine.
PRE: Exploring how machines work.
LAB: Comparing simple machines in the kitchen.
POST: Investigating how simple machines are used in our society.
PRE: Exploring pulleys, wedges and levers.
LAB: Comparing and contrasting different tools.
POST: Exploring inventions.
PRE: Discovering the major types of
LAB: Collecting and measuring trash.
POST: Exploring how humans affect their environment.