Hands-On Standards® Science Grades K-1

Item # LER 0783
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Product Description

Designed to fit science into your schedule, complete lessons explicitly teach the process skills of inquiry.

  • Provides photo-illustrated instructions for each hands-on activity in complete lessons that are easily accessible for teachers with any level of comfort and experience in teaching science

  • Moves from building background knowledge to hands-on inquiry to assessment in each lesson

  • Offers Meeting Individual Needs section with differentiated instruction ideas in each lesson

  • Applies the process skills to other curricular areas (reading, math, language arts, social studies, art) in extension activities

  • Features physical, life, and Earth and space science content aligned with National Science Education Standards

  • Reinforces the process skills of inquiry, which research shows is key to understanding science principles that students can apply to standardized tests and everyday life

  • Complements our popular Hands-On Standards┬« Math series

  • Provides access to rubrics, assessments, answer keys and blackline masters online

  • Teaches 9 process skills in 36 lessons

  • Includes 45 blackline masters

  • Tabbed, spiral-bound teacher handbook with 152 pages measures 9"L x 11"H

  • Grades K-1

  • Lessons focus on 9 essential process skills:
    • Observe
    • Communicate
    • Estimate & measure
    • Classify
    • Make operational definitions
    • Infer
    • Predict
    • Make a model
    • Investigate
    Hands-on inquiry activities explore these physical, life, and Earth & space science subtopics:
    • Properties, position and motion of water
    • Water cycle
    • Characteristics of seeds
    • Plants
    • Properties of soil
    • Soil erosion
    • Length
    • Capacity