1st Grade Science Lesson Plans

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My Body
My Body
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My Body
This simple lesson plan will help your students gain a basic understanding of different body parts.
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Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
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Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
Teach your students about living and nonliving things with this interactive lesson that keeps your class engaged as they learn!
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Reading & Writing
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Parts of a Plant
Parts of a Plant
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Parts of a Plant
Root, stem, flower, leaf! In this hands-on science lesson, your students will create their own plants to help them identify and remember the parts of a plant.
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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Let your students spread their wings with this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a butterfly. A fun song will get your class moving and a variety of different worksheets will suit any class.
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Reading & Writing
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Life Cycle of a Plant
Life Cycle of a Plant
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Life Cycle of a Plant
From seed to flower, students will learn all about the life cycle of a plant in this science lesson. Your class will discover what living things need to grow, and learn the various stages of a plant’s life span, with new vocabulary words.
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Sink or Float
Sink or Float
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Sink or Float
Introduce your students to the scientific concept of sink or float. This hands-on experiment allows them to see which objects sink and which float. The concepts taught will be solidified with the completion of worksheets.
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Reading & Writing
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Natural Resources
Natural Resources
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Natural Resources
Without natural resources, our world would be a very different place. Help your class understand the importance of water, plants, and soil with this exploratory science lesson.
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Potential And Kinetic Energy
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Walk, sleep, run, eat! We're constantly using energy, whether we're moving or not. In this lesson, students learn how their bodies are constantly converting potential energy into kinetic energy and kinetic energy back to potential energy.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
In this lesson, you will use “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to teach students about the butterfly life cycle. After listening to the story read aloud, students will use their knowledge to create their own butterfly life cycles!
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Move Like an Animal!
Move Like an Animal!
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Move Like an Animal!
Have your students get energized while they learn about animal locomotion and move around like various animals!
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Reading & Writing
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Water Soluble Science
Water Soluble Science
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Water Soluble Science
Your students will enjoy this hands on lesson where they make simple solutions and mixtures. They will have an opportunity to predict and observe solids that dissolve in water.
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Use hands-on activities involving play dough to show your students the layers of the Earth!
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Let's Go to the Zoo
Let's Go to the Zoo
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Let's Go to the Zoo
Embark on a classroom safari! In this hands-on lesson, students will create a scrapbook using their own observations of animal behavior during a field trip to the zoo.
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Where is My Home?
Where is My Home?
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Where is My Home?
Students will go wild for this hands-on habitat lesson. Who can help the animals find their homes?
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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
This fun and interactive lesson will teach your students the scientific method to find out if something sinks or floats with a little help from Cookie Monster.
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Matter: Sink or Float
Matter: Sink or Float
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Matter: Sink or Float
Sink or float? This simple lesson has students guess the densities of different objects and place them into water to test their predictions.
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Trees, Trees Everywhere
Trees, Trees Everywhere
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Trees, Trees Everywhere
Teach your kids about the different parts of a tree with this neat lesson plan. Young scientists will love examining trees and sharing their opinions about them.
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Liquid Detectives
Liquid Detectives
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Liquid Detectives
This hands-on lesson will get your students to investigate some mystery liquids, and they will have to use their observational skills to figure out what they are.
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Seeds Seeds Seeds
Seeds Seeds Seeds
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Seeds Seeds Seeds
Every experiment begins with a hypothesis. In this hands-on science lesson, young botanists will learn about making educated guesses by planting and observing the growth of their very own lima bean seeds.
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Spring Showers Water Cycle
Spring Showers Water Cycle
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Spring Showers Water Cycle
Leap into a spring lesson plan about the water cycle, with the help of a friend in the book *The Little Raindrop*. Students will learn features of the water cycle and retell the journey of the raindrop verbally and in writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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What Is Code?
What Is Code?
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What Is Code?
What is code? In this lesson you'll introduce students to the concept of code (a system of symbols used for communication) using both physical and virtual experiences.
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Life-Size Maze
Life-Size Maze
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Life-Size Maze
In this lesson, students will create a set of instructions for navigating a life-size maze.
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Reading & Writing
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Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
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Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
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Reading & Writing
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I Spy Nature All Around
I Spy Nature All Around
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I Spy Nature All Around
Get your young scientists out of the classroom and into nature with this interactive science lesson.
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Still Life with Secondary Colors
Still Life with Secondary Colors
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Still Life with Secondary Colors
Your students will use primary and their own mixed secondary colors to paint a beautiful still life.
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1st Grade Science Lesson Plans

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