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Grade One

Learning Outcomes Framework      GRADE ONE - SPECIFIC CURRICULUM OUTCOMES

Science - Grades P-6

Students will be expected to:

Physical Science: Materials, Objects and Our Senses

The Senses

 

                      identify each of the senses (100-9a)

                      demonstrate ways that materials can be changed to alter their smell and taste (100-11)

                      demonstrate ways we can use materials to make different sounds (101-3)

                      describe ways in which materials can be changed to alter their appearance and texture (101-4)

                      demonstrate how each of the senses helps us to recognize, describe, and safely use a variety of materials (100-9b)

Objects are Made from Materials

 

                      identify objects used, how they are used, and for what purpose they are used (102-2)

                      compare and describe the parts of some familiar objects using their senses (100-13, 100-10)

                      observe similar objects made with different materials, and describe their similarities and differences (100-12a, 100-10)

                      organize objects or pictures in concrete-object graphs, pictographs, or symbolic bar graphs to show the number of similar objects made with various types of materials (202-4)

Properties of Materials

 

                      observe different forms that some materials can take, and note their similarities and differences (100-12b)

                      make predictions about the way a material will perform, for example, predict which material will be the strongest (200-3)

                      follow a simple procedure where instructions are given, one step at a time, to test their predictions of properties of materials (201-1)

                      communicate questions, ideas, and intentions while conducting their explorations (203-1)

                      select and use their own explorations to test the properties of the materials (200-4)

                      make and record observations and measurements during investigations of materials (201-5, 100-10, 203-3)

Constructing Objects

 

                      explore and describe ways to create functional and aesthetically pleasing objects by safely selecting, combining, modifying, or joining different components or materials (101-5, 102-1, 201-8)

                      select the amount and kind (recycled or reused, if possible) of materials that are appropriate while constructing objects (103-3)

                      use appropriate tools, such as safety glue and scissors, for manipulating materials when building objects (201-3)

                      identify problems to be solved while constructing objects, and work co-operatively and collaboratively to propose answers during the design process (200-2, 202-7, 203-1)

                      compare and evaluate personally constructed objects with respect to their form and function (202-8)

Life Science: Needs and Characteristics of Living Things

Characteristics of Living Things

 

                      make and record relevant observations and measurements about animals and plants, using written language, pictures, and charts(201-5)

                      identify and use common terms for parts of humans, other animals, and plants (203-5)

                      identify and describe common characteristics of humans, other animals, and plants, and identify variations that make each person, animal, and plant unique (100-8)

                      listen and respond to another student’s description of an animal or plant (203-4)

                      place animals and plants in groups according to one or more characteristics (202-2)

Needs of Living Things

 

                      ask questions about the needs of living things that lead to exploration and investigation (200-1)

                      observe and identify similarities and differences in the needs of living things (100-4)

                      describe different ways that plants and animals meet their needs (100-5)

                      describe ways that humans and other living things move to meet their needs (100-7)

                      make predictions about the movement of animals based on their previous observations (200-3)

                      identify new questions about the needs of living things, and identify and use a variety of sources of science information to answer them (201-7, 202-9)

                      describe ways that humans use their knowledge of the needs of living things (100-6)

                      recognize that humans and other living things depend on their environment, and identify personal actions that can contribute to a healthy environment (103-2)

Investigating Balance

 

                      identify and describe common characteristics of humans and other animals, and identify variations that make each person and animal unique (100-8)

                      recognize that humans and other living things depend on their environment, and identify personal actions that can contribute to a healthy environment (103-2)

                      ask questions that lead to exploration and investigation (200-1)

                      make and record relevant observations and measurements, using written language, pictures, and charts (201-5)

Earth and Space Science: Daily and Seasonal Changes

Introduction to Cycles: Daily/Seasonal Changes in Heat and Light

 

                      identify the days of the week and the names of the seasons (203-2)

                      describe ways of qualitatively measuring and recording environmental changes that occur in daily and seasonal cycles (101-6)

                      observe and describe daily and seasonal changes in heat and light from the sun (100-14)

                      predict the types of weather for a certain season, based on their observations of the patterns of weather during the year(200-3)

Daily Changes in Living Things

 

                      ask questions about daily changes that affect the characteristics, behaviours, and locations of living things, that lead to exploration and investigation (200-1)

                      investigate and describe daily changes in the characteristics, behaviours, and location of living things (102-4)

                      make and record relevant observations and measurements, using written language, pictures, and charts, while investigating daily changes in the characteristics, behaviours, and locations of living things (201-5)

Seasonal Changes in Living Things

 

                      identify questions about how living things cope with seasonal changes in temperature and amount of light that arise from their study of seasonal changes (202-9)

                      answer questions raised by investigating and describing seasonal changes in the characteristics, behaviours, and location of living things (102-5, 202-7)

                      observe and describe changes in sunlight and describe how these changes affect living things (102-3)

                      communicate questions, ideas, and intentions while conducting their explorations into how living things cope with seasonal changes (203-1)

                      make predictions about seasonal changes in plants and animals (200-3)

                      group pictures by the season that they depict (202-2)

                      investigate and describe human preparations for seasonal changes (103-4)

                      follow safety procedures and rules related to dressing appropriately for the weather and explain why they are needed (201-8)


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