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What is a Scientist Kindergarten 1st Grade

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PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Need a fun, engaging Introductory Unit for The Practice of Science in K-1? I have a perfect lesson plans with printables. It covers What is a SCIENTIST, Science Tools, and The Scientific Method with Inquiry lessons! SEE THE PREVIEW


What's Inside This Download?

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents


Pg. 4 Note to Teachers

Pg. 5 Lesson Plan (What is a Scientist?) WEEK 1

Pg. 6 Lesson Plan (Science Tools) WEEK 2

Pg. 7 Lesson Plan (Scientific Method) WEEK 3

Pg. 8 KWL Chart

Pg. 9 Draw a Scientist

Pg. 10 Scientists ARE, CAN, USE

Pg. 11 Act Out the Motion of a Scientist

Pg. 12 I SPY Science Tools

Pg. 13 & 14 Science Tools INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK (just draw pics., for young children)

Pg. 15 & 16 Science Tools Interactive Notebook (write the definition – for older children)

Pg. 17 & 18 Measuring Tools (INERACTIVE NOTEBOOK) Activity

Pg. 19 Hand Lens Experiment Data Sheet

Pg. 20-22 Science Tools MINI BOOKS

Pg. 23 Venn Diagram (ruler VS dropper)

Pg. 24 Writing Prompt- Science Tools

Pg. 25 Writing Prompt – Scientist & Tools

Pg. 26 Gummy Bear Science

Pg. 27 Scientific Method Blank Sheet (You can use this with any experiment all year long)

Pg. 28 Ask A Friend (Data Collecting)

Pg. 29 Rainbow Milk Inquiry Instructions (for teachers)

Pg. 30 Rainbow Milk Inquiry Data Sheet

Pg. 31 Observing Mixing Colors Data Sheet

Pg. 32-35 I’m a Scientist HAT HEADBANDS for boys and girls

Pg. 36-45 What is a Scientist, Science Tools POSTERS (see preview)

Pg. 46-53 The Scientific Method POSTER Set

Pg. 54-61 Science Data Notebook with Rubric & Word Bank

Pg. 62 How to put the Interactive Notebook Pages in the book EXAMPLE

Pg. 63 Credits

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❀ Cardstock for printing the hats

❀ Red, Blue, Yellow Paint

❀ Gummy Bears, Water, Cup

❀ Science Tools (rulers, balance scale, hand lens, googles, measuring cups etc.)

❀ Q-Tips, Milk, Food coloring, Dish Soap, Scissors, crayons, glue


They will probably think that a scientist is only a male with glasses and crazy hair from watching TV. They probably won't all know that a spoon is a science tool.

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Total Pages
62 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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