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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?

Seedling in Biological Soil Crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Utah's canyon country. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource.