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Biomes
1.L.1.2 – Give examples of how the needs of
different plants and animals can be met by their
environments in North Carolina or different places
throughout the world
-Labyrinth
-Wikipedia
-Memorize
The students will be looking at
different habitats and creating
an organizer.
Arctic Research
W.1.7 – Participate in shared research and writing
projects
1.L.1 – Understand characteristics of various
environments and behaviors of humans that enable
plants and animals to survive
-Labyrinth
-Wikipedia
-Write
Creating a graphic organizer on an
animal that can be found in the Arctic.
Force and Motion
1.P.1.1 – Explain the importance of a push or pull to
changing the motion of an object
1.P.1.3 – Predict the effect of a given force on the
motion of an object, including balanced forces
-Physics
-Chat
-Journal
Student are recording and sharing what
happens when objects fall.
Plants
1.L.2.1 - Summarize the basic needs of a variety of
different plants (including air, water, nutrients, and light)
for energy and growth.
-Browse
-Labyrinth
Creating a web of what makes plants
grow.
Soil Water Absortion
1.E.2.2 - Compare the properties of soil samples from
different places relating their capacity to retain water,
nourish & support the growth of certain plants.
-Write
-Soils
-Water
An experiment to see which soil holds
the most water.
What do Animals eat?
1.L.2.2 – Summarize the basic needs of a variety of different
animals (including air, water, and food) for energy and growth.
-Wikipedia/Browse
-FotoToon
-Journal
Comparing what the animals will eat
using text bubbles in FotoToon.
Push and Pull
1.P.1.3 – Predict the effect of a given force on the motion of an
object, including balanced forces
-Record
-Write
Taking a photo how forces effect each other.
Earth, Moon, and Sun
1.E.1.1 – Recognize differences in the features of the day and
night sky and apparent movement of objects across the sky
as observed from the earth.
-Moon Activity
-Paint Activity
-Journal
Students are comparing how the sun, earth,
and moon comparing in size to each other in Paint.
Animal Needs
1.L.1.3 – Summarize ways that humans protect their
environment and/or improve conditions for the growth of the
plants and animals that live there (e.g. reuse or recycle products
to avoid littering).
-Write
-Record
Students are creating a movie by role playing
an animal.
Classifying Earth Materials
1.E.2.1 - Summarize the physical properties of Earth materials,
including rocks, minerals, soils and water that make them useful in
different ways.
-Rocks-Minerals
-Soils
-Water Samples
-Record
Creating 4 science centers to group rocks,minerals,
soils, and water based on similar characteristic.