Grade 1 - Life Sciences and Investigation
2. Animals meet their needs
in different ways.
animals inhabit different kinds of environments and have external features
that help them thrive in
need water and food
eat plants or other animals for food and may also use plants or even other
animals for shelter and nesting.
4. Scientific progress is
made by asking meaningful questions and conducting careful investigations.
pictures that portray some features of the thing being described.
observations and data with pictures, numbers, and/or written statements.
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Students need to have some experience
working with the internet. A great resource for how to teach children
the basics of the internet is at enchantedlearning.com
Basic computer literacy & internet
There are a number of ways that a student's understanding of their
learning can be assessed.
The mammal discovery sheet
An oral report given by the mammal expert
Students can draw their mammal on the computer or paper. Then they
can write about their mammal.
Have students explore an additional
Have students explore the additional
sites provided on the student page.
The students can share their knowledge
of their mammal with their peers as "experts."
here to print out out Mammal Discovery