Idaho State Standards for Science — Grade 1


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1.S.1.2.1

Make observations, collect data, and use data.

1.S.1.3.1

Measure in both standard and non-standard units

1.S.1.4.1

Explain the concepts of past, present, and future.

1.S.1.6.1

Make and record observations

1.S.1.7.1

Demonstrate cooperation and interaction skills

1.S.1.8.1

Follow multi-step instructions

1.S.2.1.1

Describe properties of objects.

1.S.2.2.1

Describe the position and motion of objects. (ex. revolve, rotate, at rest, float, and fall)

1.S.3.1.1

Describe the life cycle of a plant (seed, growth, reproduction, death)

1.S.3.1.2

Describe the life cycle of an animal (birth, development, reproduction, death).

1.S.3.2.1

State that living things need food to survive.

1.S.4.1.1

Identify the four seasons and their characteristics for a local region.

1.S.5.1.1

Identify the characteristics of local natural environments. (playground, backyard).

1.S.Goal 1.1

Understand Systems, Order, and Organization

1.S.Goal 1.2

Understand Concepts and Processes of Evidence, Models, and Explanations

1.S.Goal 1.3

Understand Constancy, Change, and Measurement

1.S.Goal 1.4

Understand the Theory that Evolution is a Process that Relates to the Gradual Changes in the Universe and of Equilibrium as a Physical State

1.S.Goal 1.5

Understand Concepts of Form and Function

1.S.Goal 1.6

Understand Scientific Inquiry and Develop Critical Thinking Skills

1.S.Goal 1.7

Understand That Interpersonal Relationships Are Important in Scientific Endeavors

1.S.Goal 1.8

Understand Technical Communication

1.S.Goal 2.1

Understand the Structure and Function of Matter and Molecules and Their Interactions

1.S.Goal 2.2

Understand Concepts of Motion and Forces

1.S.Goal 2.3

Understand the Total Energy in the Universe is Constant

1.S.Goal 2.4

Understand the Structure of Atoms

1.S.Goal 2.5

Understand Chemical Reactions

1.S.Goal 3.1

Understand the Theory of Biological Evolution

1.S.Goal 3.2

Understand the Relationship between Matter and Energy in Living Systems

1.S.Goal 3.3

Understand the Cell is the Basis of Form and Function for All Living Things

1.S.Goal 4.1

Understand Scientific Theories of Origin and Subsequent Changes in the Universe and Earth Systems

1.S.Goal 4.2

Understand Geo-chemical Cycles and Energy in the Earth System

1.S.Goal 5.1

Understand Common Environmental Quality Issues, Both Natural and Human Induced

1.S.Goal 5.2

Understand the Relationship between Science and Technology

1.S.Goal 5.3

Understand the Importance of Natural Resources and the Need to Manage and Conserve Them