Materials, Objects and Everyday Structures is a grade one Ontario science unit by The Classy Sisters.
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Includes 11 lessons with learning goals, mini-lessons and activities.
Includes Student Workbook with activities for each of the lessons as well as a Word Wall and a Teacher's Guide.
Mini-Lessons are presented in a PDF document. You can play your PDF like a slideshow by clicking Full Screen or SlideShow
This Science Unit is created as a foundation for teaching the Understanding Structures Unit. It does not include assessment or complete experiments. This is a great unit to use as a starting point and would benefit from literacy links, cross-curriculum planning, assessment practices, experiments and inquiry based research.
1.What do Scientists Do?
2.Objects Have Observable Characteristics
3.Materials Used in Objects
4.Materials Have Properties
5.What are Materials Made From?
6.Fasteners Hold Materials Together
7.An Object is Held Together by its Structure
8.The Materials and Structure of an Object determine its Purpose.
9.Structures in Ontario
10.Structures Found in Nature
11. Environmental Impact