Earth + Space Science

Inspiration + Resources for 1st Grade Teachers

Grade 1

Subject: Science

Strand: Earth and Space Science

Substrand: Earth Structure and Processes


Earth materials include solid rocks, sand, soil and water. These materials have different observable physical properties that make them useful.

BENCHMARKS: Classifying Rocks Comparing Soil & Rocks Objects from Earth Materials

1st Grade Unpacked Standards

1st Grade Success Criteria

MN STEM Teacher Center

Earth Materials Book List (Destiny Library Catalog)

Pebble Go Science Articles List

Pebble Go

(Related Articles: Rocks, Soil, Rocks as a Material, Soil as a Material, Water, Water as a Material)

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