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Louisiana Standards for First Grade Science

LA.ESS-E. Earth and Space Science: The students will develop an understanding of the properties of earth materials, the structure of the Earth system, the Earth's history, and the Earth's place in the universe.

ESS-E-A1. Properties of Earth Materials: understanding that earth materials are rocks, minerals, and soils. (1)

ESS-E-A3. Properties of Earth Materials: investigating, observing, and describing how water changes from one form to another and interacts with the atmosphere. (2, 4)

ESS-E-A4. Properties of Earth Materials: investigating, observing, measuring, and describing changes in daily weather patterns and phenomena. (2, 4)

ESS-E-A5. Properties of Earth Materials: observing and communicating that rocks are composed of various substances. (1)

ESS-E-A6. Properties of Earth Materials: observing and describing variations in soil. (1)

ESS-E-A7. Properties of Earth Materials: investigating fossils and describing how they provide evidence about plants and animals that lived long ago and the environment in which they lived. (1, 2, 4)

ESS-E-B2. Objects in the Sky: demonstrating how the relationship of the Earth, moon, and sun causes eclipses and moon phases. (2, 3, 4)

ESS-E-B3. Objects in the Sky: observing and recording the changing appearances and positions of the moon in the sky at night and determining the monthly pattern of lunar change. (1, 2, 3, 4)

ESS-E-B4. Objects in the Sky: modeling changes that occur because of the rotation of the Earth (alternation of night and day) and the revolution of the Earth around the sun. (1, 2, 3, 4)

GLE-E-37. Grade Level Expectation: Properties of Earth Materials: Illustrate how water changes from one form to another (e.g., freezing, melting, evaporating) (ESS-E-A3)

GLE-E-38. Grade Level Expectation: Properties of Earth Materials: Compare weather patterns as they relate to seasonal changes in students' immediate environment (ESS-E-A4)

GLE-E-39. Grade Level Expectation: Properties of Earth Materials: Identify the characteristics of soil, according to color, texture, and components, including living (biotic) and nonliving (abiotic) substances (ESS-E-A6)

LA.LS-E. Life Science: The students will become aware of the characteristics and life cycles of organisms and understand their relationships to each other and to their environment.

GLE-E-26. Grade Level Expectation: Characteristics of Organisms: Describe the differences between plants and animals (LS-E-A1)

GLE-E-27. Grade Level Expectation: Characteristics of Organisms: Identify what animals and plants need to grow and develop (LS-E-A1)

GLE-E-28. Grade Level Expectation: Characteristics of Organisms: Describe the characteristics of living (biotic) and nonliving (abiotic) things (LS-E-A2)

GLE-E-29. Grade Level Expectation: Characteristics of Organisms: Describe basic functions of parts of the body (e.g., lungs, heart, bones, muscles) (LS-E-A3)

GLE-E-30. Grade Level Expectation: Life Cycles of Organisms: Record and share observations of changes in developing plants (LS-E-B1)

GLE-E-31. Grade Level Expectation: Life Cycles of Organisms: Describe how animals and their offspring are similar and how they are different (LS-E-B3)

GLE-E-32. Grade Level Expectation: Organisms and Their Environments: Describe features of some animals that benefit them in their environments (LS-E-C1)

GLE-E-34. Grade Level Expectation: Organisms and Their Environments: Record evidence of plants and animals in the schoolyard or other environments (LS-E-C2)

LS-E-A1. Characteristics of Organisms: identifying the needs of plants and animals, based on age-appropriate recorded observations. (1, 2, 3, 4)

LS-E-A2. Characteristics of Organisms: distinguishing between living and nonliving things. (1, 2, 3, 4)

LS-E-A3. Characteristics of Organisms: locating and comparing major plant and animal structures and their functions. (1, 3)

LS-E-A5. Characteristics of Organisms: locating major human body organs and describing their functions. (1, 4)

LS-E-B1. Life Cycles of Organisms: observing and describing the life cycles of some plants and animals. (1, 3)

LS-E-C1. Organisms and Their Environments: examining the habitats of plants and animals and determining how basic needs are met within each habitat. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

LS-E-C3. Organisms and Their Environments: observing animals and plants and describing interaction or interdependence. (1, 4)

LA.PS-E. Physical Science: Students will develop an understanding of the characteristics and interrelationships of matter and energy in the physical world.

GLE-E-16. Grade Level Expectation: Properties of Objects and Materials: Observe and describe common properties of solids, liquids, and gases (PS-E-A4)

GLE-E-17. Grade Level Expectation: Properties of Objects and Materials: Sort and classify objects by their state of matter (PS-E-A4)

GLE-E-18. Grade Level Expectation: Forms of Energy: Demonstrate how sound is made in a variety of ways (e.g., singing, whispering, striking an object) (PS-E-C1)

GLE-E-19. Grade Level Expectation: Forms of Energy: Describe and demonstrate the volume of sound (e.g., soft, loud) (PS-E-C1)

GLE-E-20. Grade Level Expectation: Forms of Energy: Use a flashlight and various objects and materials to determine if light is transmitted or reflected (PS-E-C2)

GLE-E-23. Grade Level Expectation: Forms of Energy: Identify materials attracted by magnets (PS-E-C5)

PS-E-A1. Properties of Objects and Materials: observing, describing, and classifying objects by properties (size, weight, shape, color, texture, and temperature). (4)

PS-E-A4. Properties of Objects and Materials: describing the properties of the different states of matter and identifying the conditions that cause matter to change states. (2, 3)

PS-E-B2. Position and Motion of Objects: exploring and recognizing that the position and motion of objects can be changed by pushing or pulling (force) over time. (1, 2, 3)

PS-E-C1. Forms of Energy: experimenting and communicating how vibrations of objects produce sound and how changing the rate of vibration varies the pitch. (2)

PS-E-C2. Forms of Energy: investigating and describing how light travels and what happens when light strikes an object (reflection, refraction, and absorption). (2)

PS-E-C3. Forms of Energy: investigating and describing different ways heat can be produced and moved from one object to another by conduction. (2)

PS-E-C5. Forms of Energy: investigating and communicating that magnetism and gravity can exert forces on objects without touching the objects. (2)

LA.SE-E. Science and the Environment: In learning environmental science, students will develop an appreciation of the natural environment, learn the importance of environmental quality, and acquire a sense of stewardship. As consumers and citizens, they will be able to recognize how our personal, professional, and political actions affect the natural world.

SE-E-A2. Understanding the components of a food chain. (1, 3, 4)

SE-E-A4. Understanding that the original sources of all material goods are natural resources and that the conserving and recycling of natural resources is a form of stewardship. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

LA.SI-E. Science as Inquiry: The students will do science by engaging in partial and full inquiries that are within their developmental capabilities.

GLE-E-10. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Identify and use appropriate safety procedures and equipment when conducting investigations (e.g., gloves, goggles, hair ties) (SI-E-A7)

GLE-E-11. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Recognize that a variety of tools can be used to examine objects at different degrees of magnification (e.g., hand lens, microscope) (SI-E-B3)

GLE-E-3. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Predict and anticipate possible outcomes (SI-E-A2)

GLE-E-4. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Use a variety of methods and materials and multiple trials to investigate ideas (observe, measure, accurately record data) (SI-E-A2)

GLE-E-6. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Measure and record length and temperature in both metric system and U.S. system units (SI-E-A4)

GLE-E-7. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Select and use developmentally appropriate equipment and tools and units of measurement to observe and collect data (SI-E-A4)

GLE-E-8. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Express data in a variety of ways by constructing illustrations, graphs, charts, tables, concept maps, and oral and written explanations as appropriate (SI-E-A5) (SI-E-B4)

SI-E-A4 . The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: employing equipment and tools to gather data and extend the sensory observations. (3)

SI-E-A7 . The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: utilizing safety procedures during experiments. (3, 5)

SI-E-B3 . Understanding Scientific Inquiry: choosing appropriate equipment and tools to conduct an experiment. (2, 3, 5)