South Dakota Science Standards — Grade 1


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1-ESS1-1

Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

1-ESS1-2

Make observations at different times of the year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

1-LS1-1

Design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.*

1-LS1-2

Read texts and use media to determine patterns in behavior of parents and offspring that help offspring survive.

1-LS3-1

Construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents.

1-PS4-1

Plan and carry out an investigation to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

1-PS4-2

Construct an evidence-based account for how objects can be seen only when illuminated.

1-PS4-3

Plan and carry out an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

1-PS4-4

Design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.*