Arkansas Science Learning Standards — Grade 1


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ESS.10.1.1

Illustrate the sequence of planets in the solar system

ESS.8.1.1

Identify the features of major landforms

ESS.8.1.2

Identify common uses of Earths resources

ESS.8.1.3

Chart weather conditions every day

ESS.8.1.4

Identify the sequence of seasons

ESS.8.1.5

Demonstrate safety procedures related to severe weather

ESS.8.1.6

Read a Celsius thermometer as a class

LS.2.1.1

Classify animals according to common characteristics (e.g., movement, body coverings, diet)

LS.2.1.2

Differentiate between herbivores and carnivores

LS.2.1.3

Locate the following human body parts: heart lungs brain stomach muscles bones

LS.2.1.4

Locate plant parts: leaves stems flowers roots

LS.3.1.1

Illustrate incomplete metamorphosis (e.g., grasshopper)

LS.3.1.2

Compare and contrast complete metamorphosis and incomplete metamorphosis

LS.4.1.1

Identify some endangered species in Arkansas

NS.1.1.1

Communicate observations orally, in writing, and in graphic organizers: T-charts pictographs

NS.1.1.2

Ask questions based on observations

NS.1.1.3

Conduct scientific investigations as a class and in teams: lab activities field studies

NS.1.1.4

Estimate and measure length and temperature using International System of Units (SI) as a class

NS.1.1.5

Collect measurable empirical evidence as a class and in teams

NS.1.1.6

Make predictions as a class and in teams based upon empirical evidence (e.g., predict which object is heavier

NS.1.1.7

Use age appropriate equipment and tools in scientific investigations (e.g., balances, hand lenses, rulers, and thermometers)

NS.1.1.8

Apply appropriate rules of safety related to daily activities

NS.1.1.9

Apply lab safety rules as they relate to specific science lab activities (see Arkansas Lab Safety Guide)

PS.5.1.1

Compare and contrast objects according to the single properties of size color shape texture magnetism

PS.5.1.2

Identify characteristics of solids and liquids

PS.6.1.1

List orally the various ways that objects can move, including but not limited to straight zig-zag back and forth round and round fast and slow

PS.6.1.2

Investigate the relationship between mass and weight (e.g., identical filled and empty containers)

PS.7.1.1

Compare natural sources of light (e.g., sun, fireflies, deep sea creatures, fire, lightning) to artificial sources of light (e.g., light bulbs, matches, candles)

PS.7.1.2

Investigate the properties of transparent and opaque objects (e.g., plastic wrap and aluminum foil)

PS.7.1.3

Compare natural sources of heat (e.g., sun, fire, lightning) to artificial sources of heat (e.g., stove, toaster

PS.7.1.4

Chart temperature over time using the Celsius scale

PS.7.1.5

Demonstrate methods of producing static electricity (e.g., balloons, shuffling across carpet)

PS.7.1.6

Classify materials as magnetic or nonmagnetic

PS.7.1.7

Investigate the properties of magnets: attraction repulsion