1st Grade – Air and Weather

Here are resources for your 1st Grade kitAir and Weather

Curriculum Overview Priority Matrix

Scope and Sequence- 3 kits


Click on the following links below the investigations for a pdf of the word wall words.  You can laminate and cut them and use them to help aid in building vocabulary for your students during science.

Word Wall Words

Investigation 1 -Exploring Air
Investigation 2 – Observing the Sky
Investigation 3 – Wind Explorations
Investigation 4 -Looking for Change

Printable Vocabulary Cards(with words, definitions and images)

Target Strategies

Single Page of All Target Strategies Individual Strategies for Classroom Use

Things you might want to know

Table of Contents 1

(with Focus Questions)

Excel Format

Table of Contents 2

(with Focus Questions)

Excel Format

Table of Contents

(with Investigation Titles)

Word Format

Investigation 1

I advise teachers to let each pair of student do their own balloon rocket.  The lesson plan is to make 2 for the entire class and make the students take turns.  (Investigation 1, Part 5)  Erika at Charlemagne

My first grade colleagues and I had troubles with the color dot stickers.  We found that duct tape worked better.Sometimes the dot stickers don’t stick very well.  Duct tape worked well.  Leah at Holt

If 1st grade teachers kept all the assembled bags of things; feather, balls, etc, together, this will really help the next teacher not have to reassemble them.  Dana Marks at McCornack

Investigation 2

Investigation 3

The bubble solution has already been prepared for you from the warehouse.  

The cups provided in the Air and Wind kit to use with Inv 3 Bubbles in the Wind leak and tear when the bubble solution is put in the paper cups.  Make sure to use the plastic cups, or the plastic vials work even better too! (Investigation 3) Erika at Charlemagne

Investigation 4

Additional Materials