Wednesday, July 12, 2023

FREE SCIENCE LESSON - “Outdoor Shadows: A 1st Grade NGSS & Common Core Aligned Lesson! (1-PS4-3)”

by One Stop STEM Shop - NGSS Science STEM Resources
1st Grade

These NGSS integrated science and ELA activities are great to use during your 1st grade physical science unit on LIGHT! Getting kids engaged in their learning is essential and having the students explore and record outdoor shadows will do just that! With a step-by-step lesson plan, graphic organizers, student sheets and integrated ELA components you'll be able to provide a fun, inquiry-based learning experience for your students, that will build their understanding of NGSS science concepts while reinforcing ELA skills!

This lesson is included at a discount in our Complete 1st Grade NGSS Physical Science Unit. -Or- you can find it in our 1st Grade NGSS Light STEM Unit

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1st Grade NGSS Sound STEM Unit

NGSS Standards Covered in this Lesson:

·1-PS4-3 Plan and conduct investigations to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

What's Included in this Lesson

  • 1st Grade NGSS Physical Science Light Vocabulary
  • Focus Question & Vocabulary
  • Step-by-Step lesson & activity instructions
  • Shadow Challenge Worksheet
  • Shadow Hunt Worksheet


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