1 A Science Notebook Set Up Packet for Primary Grades By Nancy VandenBerge Firstgradewow.blogspot.com Graphics By Thistle Girl, scrappindoodles
2 This little unit is intended to be an aid in setting up a science notebook or journal with kids. It includes A science song Anchor chart idea Science notebook cover Thinking maps Science mini posters Scientific Method mini posters I am a scientist pages Simply print off, (some are available in both color and black and white) punch holes and place into a folder or binder with fasteners. I have also included a set of vocabulary cards either for display in your science center, or have kids collect them in a Science Saver, a simple envelope or on a ring for handy, consistent review opportunities.
3 Our Science Song (Mary Had a Little Lamb) Can we learn something new about our world, new about our world, new about our world? Can we learn something new about our world and can we make a guess? HYPOTHESIS! Can we then find out if it s true, find out if it s true, find out if it s true? Can we then find out if it s true through an EXPERIMENT? EXPERMENT!
4 Our Classroom Scientist Anchor Chart **Have students help think of things to put on bubbles.
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7 My Notebook Table of Contents
8 What is a scientist? What does a scientist look like?
9 Scientists can have are
11 What is a Scientist? "A scientist is a person who asks questions and tries different ways to answer them."
12 The Scientific Method In I Can Question Research Hypothesize Prepare Experiment Collect Data Conclude
13 The Scientific Method In I Can Question Research Hypothesize Prepare Experiment Collect Data Conclude
14 Some things I want to learn in
15 I am a scientist!
16 The next few pages include science vocabulary cards. The kids can cut them apart, draw a little picture to show what they know, and keep them in the Science Saver (directions follow!). Or punch a hole and put them on a ring. Teachers can also post words in their science centers, along with pictures to make it interactive.
17 Unit 1 Scientists and Their Investigations
18 Balance An instrument that shows how heavy something is Data Information collected during an experiment Emergency An event that needs immediate action or assistance Experiment A test that is planned carefully and uses science to answer questions
19 Hand Lens A tool you hold that helps you see tiny objects Hypothesis A smart guess you can test Investigate To look for an answer Non-standard A unit of measurement that uses everyday objects
20 Observe To see Problem Something that needs an answer Protective Glove A covering that protects hands Question Ask
21 Safety Keeps you from getting hurt Safety Goggles Glasses that keep eyes safe Scientist Someone who uses science to answer questions Solution Answer to a problem
22 Thermometer A tool that measures temperature Tool An object that helps you do work
23 Unit 2 Scientists and Their Investigations
24 Air A mixture of gases we can't see or smell that surrounds the Earth Characteristic A trait or feature used to describe something Cloud A collection of very small drops of water or ice in the sky Cloudy When clouds block out the sunshine
25 Pattern A design or form that is repeated Rainy When the day is filled with showers Seasons several months during the year that usually have the same weather Temperature How hot or cold something is
26 Weather Describes the air outdoors such as temperature, cloud cover, and rainfall Wind Moving air Windy When air moves at high speed
27 Unit 3 Space
28 Change To make or become different Day When the Sun rises and it is light outside Moon A natural object that orbits a planet; also called a satellite Night When the Sun sets and it is dark outside
29 Star A natural object in the sky that is usually seen at night Sun A natural object that provides heat and light to the Earth
30 Unit 4 Force and Motion
31 Close Near Farther At a distance Location Where something can be found Magnet Piece of metal that will stick to other objects
32 Motion To change an object s location or position Pull Use force to move towards Push Use force to move away
33 Unit 5 Changes in Matter
34 Color The shade you see like blue, green, red, or yellow Cooling To lose heat; go down in temperature Heat What is needed to make things warm Ice Water as a solid
35 Matter Anything that has mass and takes up space Melt Change from solid to liquid Physical Properties The look of an object including: size, mass, shape, color, and texture Shape Form or figure
36 Size The amount of or measurement of an object Texture What the skin or surface looks and feels like
37 Unit 6 Energy
38 Energy What is needed to do work or cause change Heat Energy Energy that makes things warm Light Energy Energy from the Sun or other source that the eye can see Sound Energy Energy from vibrations that you hear
39 Unit 7 Living and Non living
40 Basic Need An item a living thing must have to survive Food Eaten for energy or nutrients Living Has life; is alive Nonliving Does not have life; an object
41 Offspring Child or offshoot from a parent Shelter Protection from the outdoors Water Colorless, odorless and tasteless liquid that all living things need to survive
42 Unit 8 Living and Non living
43 Aquarium A glass container filled with water, fish, and plants Community A group of living things sharing an environment Environment The living and nonliving things around us Evidence Proof; numbers, common sense
44 Food Chain The path of food energy from one organism to another in an ecosystem Habitat Natural home Interdependence when living things rely on others for their existence Organism A living thing such as a plant or animal
45 Terrarium A glass or plastic container in which plants grow
46 Unit 9/10 Animals and Lifecycles
47 External On the outside Adult A fully grown, independent animal or plant Cycle A series of events that repeat regularly Egg The first stage of development into an independent organism
48 Life Cycle Stages in an organism's life from birth to death Resemble To be similar to Stage A specific time during life or growth
49 Unit 11 Parts of Plants
50 Flower Colorful part of the plant with seeds and petals Function Use or purpose Leaves Plant part attached to the stem that captures sunlight Plant A living organism that uses sunlight to make its own food
51 Root Part of the plant that is in the soil and takes in water Seed The grains of a plant used to grow a new plant Stem Part of the plant between the roots and the leaves and the flowers
52 Unit 12 Conservation
53 Conservation Protect natural resources and use them carefully Conserve Do not waste Dispose To throw away Materials Objects out of which things can be made
54 Natural Resource Natural Resource Something that we can use that comes from the Earth Something that we can use that comes from the Earth Recycle Turn waste into something you can use Reduce Make less waste Reuse Use something more than one time
55 Unit 13 Rocks, Soil, and Natural Resources
56 Natural Clarity Resource Something that we can use that comes from the Earth Clear Lake A large body of water that is still and surrounded by land Natural Source Comes from the Earth Ocean A large body of salt water
57 Product Natural Resource Something that we Something can use that comes from the Earth produced by a human or machine River Fresh water that flows into another body of water Rock Hardened minerals from the Earth's crust Soil Earth materials needed for plants to grow
58 Stream Natural Resource Something that we can use that comes from the Earth A small body of fresh water that flows into a river
59 Science Saver The next couple of pages show pictures of the steps to take in order to make a Science Saver. You will start with a simple pocket folder (no fasteners). Trim off the top leaving a curved edge. Cut a slit in the pocket. Fold the curved edge over so it will fit into the slit. Add the labels. You ca use this to store vocabulary cards and other treasures throughout the year!
60 Make a Science Saver
61 Science Saver Made from a simple pocket folder Firstgradewow.blogspot.com
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