Arizona Science Standards — Grade 1


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1..ESS1.3

Identify common uses (e.g., construction, decoration) of basic Earth materials (i.e., rocK.S, water, soil).

1.ESS1.1

Describe the following basic Earth materials: rocK.S soil water

1.ESS1.2

Compare the following physical properties of basic Earth materials: color texture capacity to retain water

1.ESS1.4

Identify the following as being natural resources: air water soil trees wildlife

1.ESS1.5

Identify ways to conserve natural resources (e.g., reduce, reuse, recycle, find alternatives).

1.ESS2.1

Identify evidence that the Sun is the natural source of heat and light on the Earth (e.g., warm surfaces, shadows, shade).

1.ESS2.2

Compare celestial objects (e.g., Sun, Moon, stars) and transient objects in the sky (e.g., clouds, birds, airplanes, contrails).

1.ESS2.3

Describe observable changes that occur in the sky, (e.g., clouds forming and moving, the position of the Moon).

1.ESS3.1

Identify the following characteristics of seasonal weather patterns: temperature type of precipitation wind

1.ESS3.2

Analyze how the weather affects daily activities.

1.HNS.1

Give examples of how diverse people (e.g., children, parents, weather reporters, cooK.S, healthcare worK.Ers, gardeners) use science in daily life.

1.HNS.2

Identify how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made important contributions to scientific innovations (e.g., Sally Ride [scientist], supports Strand 6; Neil Armstrong [astronaut, engineer], supports Strand 6).

1.IP1.1

Compare common objects using multiple senses.

1.IP1.2

Ask questions based on experiences with objects, organisms, and events in the environment. (See M01-S2C1-01)

1.IP1.3

Predict results of an investigation based on life, physical, and Earth and space sciences (e.g., animal life cycles, physical properties, Earth materials).

1.IP2.1

Demonstrate safe behavior and appropriate procedures (e.g., use of instruments, materials, organisms) in all science inquiry

1.IP2.2

Participate in guided investigations in life, physical, and Earth and space sciences.

1.IP2.3

Use simple tools such as rulers, thermometers, magnifiers, and balances to collect data (U.S. customary units).

1.IP2.4

Record data from guided investigations in an organized and appropriate format (e.g., lab book, log, notebook, chart paper).

1.IP3.1

Organize (e.g., compare, classify, and sequence) objects, organisms, and events according to various characteristics.

1.IP3.2

Compare the results of the investigation to predictions made prior to the investigation.

1.IP4.1

Communicate the results of an investigation using pictures, graphs, models, and/or words. (See M01-S2C1-02 and W01-S3C3-02)

1.IP4.2

Communicate with other groups to describe the results of an investigation. (See LS-F1)

1.LS1.1

Identify the following as characteristics of living things: growth and development reproduction response to stimulus

1.LS1.2

Compare the following observable features of living things: movement legs, wings protection sK.In, feathers, tree bark respiration lungs, gills support plant stems, tree trunK.S

1.LS1.3

Identify observable similarities and differences (e.g., number of legs, body coverings, size) between/among different groups of animals.

1.LS2.1

Identify stages of human life (e.g., infancy, adolescence, adulthood).

1.LS2.2

Identify similarities and differences between animals and their parents. (See 1CH-F4)

1.LS3.1

Identify some plants and animals that exist in the local environment.

1.LS3.2

Compare the habitats (e.g., desert, forest, prairie, water, underground) in which plants and animals live.

1.LS3.3

Describe how plants and animals within a habitat are dependent on each other.

1.PS1.1

Classify objects by the following observable properties: shape texture size color weight

1.PS1.2

Classify materials as solids or liquids.

1.PS2.1

Demonstrate the various ways that objects can move (e.g., straight line, zigzag, back-and-forth, round-and- round, fast, slow).

1.SP2.1

Identify various technologies (e.g., automobiles, radios, refrigerators) that people use.

1.SP2.2

Describe how suitable tools (e.g., magnifiers, thermometers) help maK.E better observations and measurements.