Grade 1 Online Program
Patterns in the Sky (45mins)
The sky is full of observable patterns and cycles. We will explore some of the patterns associated with day and night and seasons, how those patterns change what we see in the sky and how they affect living things.
Think Like an Astronomer (45mins)
What does an astronomer do and how do they make their discoveries? Students will be introduced to the scientific method and discover how astronomers use observation, questioning, predicting and analyzing to make new discoveries.
Programs are framed around key inquiry questions and provide opportunities for students to apply curricular competencies such as observation and questioning while developing a more in-depth understanding of key content areas. We are committed to a respectful and holistic approach to Indigenous knowledge by acknowledging the First Peoples' Principles of Learning.
Observable patterns and cycles occur in the local sky and landscape.
Light and sound can be produced and their properties can be changed.
Natural and artificial sources of light.
Properties of light depend on their source and the objects with which they interact.
Common objects of the sky.
The knowledge of First Peoples.
Questioning and Predicting
Demonstrate curiosity and a sense of wonder about the world.
Planning and Conducting
Safely manipulate materials to test ideas and predictions.
Processing and Analyzing Data and Information
Compare observations with predictions through discussion.
Consider some consequences of their actions on the environment.
Communicate observations and ideas using oral or written language, drawing, or role play.