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Grade 1 Light and Sound: Home

Weather

Standards

Standards:   

1-PS4-2 Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects can be seen only when illuminated.  

1-PS4-3 Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.  

1-PS4-1 Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.  

1-PS4-4 Use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.  

Enduring Understanding

Light and sound can be used in different ways. 

 

Essential Questions

How are light and sound used?  

How do light and sound move? How do you know?  

How can you change light and sound?  

Knowledge and Skills

KNOWLEDGE 

Investigation  

Evidence  

Vibrating materials 

Sound 

SKILLS 

Plan an investigation  

Conduct and investigation  

Prove that vibrating materials can make sound  

Prove that sound can materials vibrate 

 

KNOWLEDGE 

illuminated 

Observation  

Illumination  

SKILLS 

Make observations about how objects can be seen only when illuminated 

 

KNOWLEDGE 

Beam of light  

Investigation  

Light  

Sound 

SKILLS 

Plan an investigation...  

Conduct an investigation...  

Determine the effect of different objects in the path of a beam of light 

 

KNOWLEDGE 

Communication 

Light 

Sound 

SKILLS 

Designs a light or sound communication device  

Uses tools and materials to build a device that uses light or sound to solve communication problems (over distance) 

Key Vocabulary

 Translucent  

半透明的 

 Reflective 

反射 

 Transparent 

透明 

 Illumination 

照亮 

Opaque 

不透明 

 Energy 

能量 

Light 

光 

 Refraction 

折射 

Sound 

声音 

 Heat 

热量 

Vibration 

震动 

 Natural 

自然 

 Shadow 

影子 

 Man Made 

人为 

 Beam (of light) 

光束 

  

 

 Communication 

交流