Unit submitted by Next Generation Science Storylines. As indicated by the version number, this Grade 1 unit is in ongoing review and revision and the version posted online at the submitters website may differ from the one that was reviewed and is posted here.
Science Discipline: Physical Science
Year Reviewed: 2019
This unit is shared here as a good example of students making sense of phenomena driving the learning at the elementary level. As you'll see in the PRP EQuIP Feedback linked below, there are other areas that this unit is strong in as well. One of the areas holding the unit back from reaching one of the top two ratings of the EQuIP Rubric is insufficient evidence of guidance for teachers to differentiate instruction for various populations of learners at different levels in their learning of the unit's performance expectations.
A previous version of this unit (v1.0) was reviewed by the Science PRP and was posted here. This unit has been revised based on that feedback