Science Fun

1st Grade

reserve-now-buttonBelow you will find 1st Grade In-School Science Field Trip Programs. Each program lists the Science Standard that is covered.

Standards Key

Funky ForcesFunky Forces 
Catch a notion of “loco-Motion” in this tug-a-war of forces. Chemically concoct a batch of magnetic detecting slime. Attract, repel, push and pull with many magnificent magnets!
Essential Standard: 1.P.1.1, 1.P.1.2, 1.P.1.3, K.P.1.2: Understand how forces (pushes or pulls) affect the motion of an object.

Astro AdventuresAstro Adventures 
Have a blast and join us on this outer space adventure. Explore the fascinating features of our moon and sun. Become part of the launch pad while launching rockets. Investigate moon movements and more astronomical fun experiments!
Essential Standard: 1.E.1.1, 1.E.1.2: Recognize the features and patterns of the earth/moon/sun system as observed from Earth.

Soil Rocks MineSoil Rocks! 
Turn on your head-lamps to “get the dirt” on soil and its super soaking powers. Junior Geologists will pan for real rocks and minerals while exploring useful earth materials. Sort, test… and keep everything you find!
Essential Standard: 1.E.2.1, 1.E.2.2: Understand the physical properties of Earth materials that make them useful in different ways.

snail familyLiving Lab 
Living, breathing, eating, seeding… an environmental excursion for everyone! Explore the needs of plants and animals, then make-n-take home a mini-habitat in this Living Lab Adventure!
Essential Standard: 1.L.1.1, 1.L.1.2, 1.L.1.3, 1.L.2.1, 1.L.2.2: Understand characteristics of various environments and behaviors of humans that enable plants and animals to survive. Summarize the needs of living organisms for energy and growth.

treasure mapMeasure Treasure 
Assemble your team of Junior Engineers and put those critical thinking skills to the test. Jr.Scientists will create awesome eruptions, construct a crane and “mix-n-measure” cool chemical concoctions!
kids measuring each other_Measure Treasure_Essential Standard: Science as Inquiry Statement: Measurements and More