messagepart-6Students in first/second grade use classroom science time as an opportunity to…

  • Ask questions about objects, organisms, and events in the environment.
  • Talk about Why? and What would happen if…?
  • Make predictions based on observed patterns.
  • Name and use simple science equipment and tools (e.g. rulers, meter sticks, thermometers, hand lenses, balances) to gather data and extend the senses.
  • Record observations and data with pictures, numbers and written statements.
  • Discuss observations with others.

First/second grade science units of study include…

  • Matter
  • Plants and Animals
  • Earth’s Materials