What is a Scientist Unit: Scientist Tools, Science Safety, and Being a Scientist

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Amanda Richardson
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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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80 pages
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So excited to add this to my beginning of the year science unit. Your resources have so many great activities and resource that are great for my first graders. Thank you so much!
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Are you ready to dive into science with your students? This unit is perfect for teaching your students about the scientific method, science safety, science tools, and what it means to be a scientist! They are sure to have fun learning how they will explore throughout the year during science lessons!

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Being a Scientist is filled with activities that are interactive for the K-2 learner.

Inside you will find:

  • Unit Teaching Plan pg. 4
  • Introducing Scientists pg. 5
  • What is a Scientist? Teaching Poster pg. 6
  • What Does a Scientist Look Like? Activity Page pg. 7
  • What Does a Scientist Do? Teaching Poster pg. 8
  • Scientist Sort pg. 9-10
  • Describe a Scientist Activity Page pg. 11-12
  • Being a Scientist pg. 13
  • Science Tool Teaching Posters pg. 14-25
  • My Science Tools Toolbox pg. 26-29
  • Science Safety pg. 30
  • Safety Posters pg. 31-33
  • Scientists are Safe Activity Page pg. 34
  • Safe and Unsafe Choices Activity Page p. 35
  • Scientific Method pg. 36
  • Scientific Method Posters pg. 37-42
  • Scientific Method Cut-and-Paste Activity pg. 43-44
  • Science Experiment pg. 45
  • Science Experiment Notes pg. 46-47
  • Science Experiment Student Visual Directions pg. 48-49
  • Science Experiment Recording Pages pg. 50-55
  • Blank Science Experiment Recording Page pg. 56
  • Sink or Float Experiment pg. 57
  • Anchor Charts pg. 58-59
  • Being a Scientist Anchor Chart Materials pg. 60-61
  • All About Scientists Anchor Chart Materials pg. 62-64
  • Unit Assessment pg. 65-66
  • Being a Scientist Read Aloud Suggestions pg. 67
  • Being a Scientist Shared Reading pg. 68
  • Shared Reading Teacher Notes pg. 69-70
  • Shared Reading Weekly Plan pg. 71
  • Shared Reading Poem-Student Copies pg. 72-73
  • Shared Reading Phonics Activity pg. 74
  • Shared Reading Phonics Student Activity Sheets pg. 75-76
  • Being a Scientist Mini-Book pg. 77-80

Please let me know if you have any questions! I am happy to help! :)

Happy Teaching!

Amanda Richardson

Mrs. Richardson's Class

Total Pages
80 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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