1st Grade - Foundations of Reading: Print Concepts

   

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1st Grade - Social Studies: Maps

1. Teacher LED: Map Maker Create a basic city map or a treasure map. Good introduction to symbols.
2. The Cat in the Hat Can Map This and That! Explore map making by creating a map of a room in a house. Add furniture! 

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Science - NGSS 

1. Waves: Light and Sound
   
(Light, Sound, Vibration, Illumination, Used for communication over distance)

2. From Molecules to Organisms
   (Plants, Animals - Adapt to survive, Behavior supporting survival of offspring, Young like but not exactly like parents)

3. Earth's Systems
   (Sun, Moon, Stars, Patterns that can be predicted, Daylight changes differ by time of year)

4. Engineering Design 
   (Question, Observe, Gather Information, Hypothesize / Sketch, Draw, Model Possible Solutions, Improve)

5. Miscellaneous


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1st Grade- Science - Engineering Design

(Question, Observe, Gather Information, Hypothesize / Sketch, Draw, Model Possible Solutions, Improve)

 1. PBS Kids: Design Squad  Activities, animations and videos
 2. PebbleGo: Science and Engineering Methods Solid, clear info about asking questions, investigating, arguments and opinions, etc.
 3. Science Sparks 25 Engineering Projects for kids
   
   
   

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1st Grade- Science - Miscellaneous

  1. BBC-Weather Two areas of games and information to help students learn about the components of weather.
 2. Exploratorium-aurora borealis Pictures and information about the northern lights.
 3. Lawrence Hall of Science Great site with games and activities on a variety of topics.
 4. Matter Information Brief information page for the three states of matter.
 5. MacMillan: Animal Groups A good overview of animal groups
 6. MacMillan: Crab Short overview of the life cycle of a crab
 7. MH School Online crossword puzzle using animal group vocabulary
 8. Mighty Books Interactive read aloud nonfiction books about topics ie. Snow, leaves, wind, etc.
 9. National Geographic Kids Animals, games videos, stories, activities, photos and people & places
10. PBS Kids Curious George videos for science experiments
11. Peep and the Big Wide World Hatching new scientists every day! Games and videos
12. Penguins Several links for students to explore concerning penguins
13. Plant and Animal Categories
Drag plants and animals into their appropriate category (e.g. mammals, insects, etc)
14. Sheppard: Animal Games A variety of animal games 
15. Sheppard: Animal Identification Online animal identification games
16. Sheppard: Classification Online animal classification game
17. Sheppard: Endangered Animals Online endangered animal games
18. Sheppard: Food Chain Online food chain game

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1st Grade- Science - Earth's Systems

(Sun, Moon, Stars, Patterns that can be predicted, Daylight changes differ by time of year)

1. Astronomy for Kids General information and pictures of the solar system.
2. Astronomy for Kids: Kids Know It Network Solar system, deep space, space exploration, civilian travel and how big is the universe
3. KidsAstronomy Kid-friendly information to supplement a solar system unit
4. Nasa Kids Club Information about Nasa and space in general and fun games to play that are related to primary skills.
5. Eight Planets for Kids Students can investigate and learn basic information on the planets independently
6. Seasons Links Collection of links about the seasons
7. Solar System-Kid Cyber Great for research or general information to supplement a unit.  Subdivided into smaller topics.
8. Starchild Solar system information

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1st Grade- Science - Molecules to Organisms

(Plants, Animals - Adapt to survive, Behavior supporting survival of offspring, Young like but not exactly like parents)

 1. Animal Sort Sort animals into the correct category as they go by on the screen.
 2. Animals and their Babies Learn about animals, name of animal babies, and the names of animal groups
 3. Apple Education Life cycle 
 4. Frog Links Various links about frogs
 5. National Geographic Animal information and games
 6. PebbleGo
Kid friendly information on many animals-would be great for online animal research
7. PebbleGo: Adaptations Different purposes of adaptations: survival in habitats, protection, attracting a mate 
 8.San Diego Zoo Information about animals, habitats, ecosystems and an elephant game
 9. Seeds Links Vaious links about seeds
 10. Sheppard: Animal Groups Information and pictures about the animal groups and online games-Example food chain game
11. Smithsonian Zoo Information on zoo animals with pictures and video clips
12. Switcheroo Zoo Learn about animals and their natural habitats
13. Urban Next: Insects Insect information

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1st Grade - Science - Waves: Light and Sound

(Light, Sound, Vibration, Illumination, Used for communication over distance)

1. Buggy and Buddy: Light Experiments for Kids Ways to explore reflection and refraction
2. Exploratorium: Sound Experiments Easy to demonstrate experiments to illustrate how sound waves move.
3. PebbleGo: Light What is light? What is color? How we use light.
4. PebbleGo: Sound Waves, Pitch, How we hear sound
5. Science Kids: Light for Kids Includes experiments, videos, facts, games, and images
6. The School Run: What is Light? Basic overview of light with imbedded videos, suggested activities, and book ideas.

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1st Grade - Reading for Literature: Retelling / Sequencing

 1. Clifford Picture Sequence Move the pictures to show the correct order

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1st Grade - Reading for Information: Text Features

Text Features
 
1. Text Features PowerPoint that explains the features of non-fiction text

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