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1st Grade

1st Grade Plants Field Trip
First graders studying plants
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
 

Imaginary River Trip (download PDF)
Students take an imaginary river trip, right in their classrooms. Along the way they explore how humans, animals and insects use the river to survive.

Plants (download PDF)
Students learn about the different parts of plants through story, song, drawing and observation. They categorize seeds by their method of travel, and investigate the areas most conducive to plant growth.

Download entire 1st Grade Curriculum
[1.6mb PDF file]

Did You Know?

Pinyon Pine

Pinyon trees do not produce pine nuts every year. These delicious nuts can only be harvested every three to seven years. This irregular schedule prevents animals from adapting to an abundance of pine nuts and guarantees that at least some nuts will become new trees instead of a quick meal.