Science Standards for Florida — Grade 1


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Observe and discuss that there are more stars in the sky than anyone can easily count and that they are not scattered evenly in the sky

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Explore the Law of Gravity by demonstrating that Earth's gravity pulls any object on or near Earth toward it even though nothing is touching the object.

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Investigate how magnifiers make things appear bigger and help people see things they could not see without them

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Identify the beneficial and harmful properties of the Sun.

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Identify that there are many stars in the sky.

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Observe and recognize that an object will fall when it is dropped.

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Identify that magnifiers enlarge the appearance of objects.

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Recognize positive and harmful effects of sunlight.

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Associate stars with the night sky.

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Track objects that fall to the ground.

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Recognize a familiar object enlarged by magnification.

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Recognize effects of sunlight, such as warming and giving light.

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Recognize that there are many stars in the sky.

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Indicate the location of an object before and after it falls.

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Match a magnified item to its original item.

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Recognize a positive effect and a negative effect of sunlight

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Recognize that water, rocks, soil, and living organisms are found on Earth's surface.

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Describe the need for water and how to be safe around water.

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Recognize that some things in the world around us happen fast and some happen slowly.

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Identify rocks, water, and living things in the environment.

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Identify reasons people need water and safe practices around water.

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Distinguish between events that happen slowly and those that happen fast.

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Recognize living things in the environment.

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Recognize rocks and living things in the environment.

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Identify reasons people need water.

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Distinguish between actions that are fast or slow.

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Make observations of living things and their environment using the five senses.

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Identify the major parts of plants, including stem, roots, leaves, and flowers

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Differentiate between living and nonliving things.

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Use sight, hearing, and smell to make observations

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Identify the leaf, flower, and stem of a plant.

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Identify characteristics of living and nonliving things, including whether they need food or water.

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Recognize and respond to different types of sensory stimuli.

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Recognize that plants have leaves.

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Recognize self and others as living things.

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Use sight and hearing to make observations.

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Recognize the leaf and flower of a plant.

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Distinguish common living and nonliving things in the environment.

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Make observations that plants and animals closely resemble their parents, but variations exist among individuals within a population.

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Match offspring of specific animals to adult animals.

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Recognize ones own parents.

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Recognize that baby plants and animals have parents.

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Through observation, recognize that all plants and animals, including humans, need the basic necessities of air, water, food, and space.

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Observe and recognize that plants and animals need water and food.

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Observe and recognize that people need water.

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Observe and recognize that plants and animals need water.

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Raise questions about the natural world, investigate them in teams through free exploration, and generate appropriate explanations based on those explorations.

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Using the five senses as tools, make careful observations, describe objects in terms of number, shape, texture, size, weight, color, and motion, and compare their observations with others.

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Keep records as appropriate - such as pictorial and written records - of investigations conducted.

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Ask 'how do you know?' in appropriate situations.

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Demonstrate and describe the various ways that objects can move, such as in a straight line, zigzag, back-and-forth, round-and-round, fast, and slow.

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Demonstrate and identify that objects can move in different ways, such as up and down, in a straight line, and back and forth.

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Track objects moving up and down.

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Demonstrate that objects can move in different ways, such as up and down.

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Demonstrate that the way to change the motion of an object is by applying a push or a pull.

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Identify the effect that a push or pull has on an object, such as changing the way an object moves.

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Apply a push to move an object.

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Demonstrate and recognize that pushing or pulling of an object makes it move.

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Sort objects by observable properties, such as size, shape, color, temperature (hot or cold), weight (heavy or light), texture, and whether objects sink or float.

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Sort objects by observable properties, such as size, shape, color, or texture.

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Identify common classroom objects by one observable property, such as size or color.

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Sort objects by an observable property, such as size, shape, or color.