1st Grade Science : 1st Grade Science

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 1st Grade Science

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Example Question #1 : Earth And Space Science

If the weather has been sunny and warm all week, what is a likely prediction for the weather tomorrow? 

Possible Answers:

snow and cold 

rainy and cold 

freezing rain and cold

sunny and warm 

Correct answer:

sunny and warm 

Explanation:

If a weather pattern has been sunny and warm all week, that is likely to continue. It would be uncommon for the weather to turn cold, with snow and freezing rain so quickly. 

Example Question #2 : Earth And Space Science

At night, what could you see in the sky? 

Possible Answers:

The moon

Stars 

The moon and the sun

Stars and the moon 

Correct answer:

Stars and the moon 

Explanation:

At night, the sky is dark. The sun cannot be seen in the night, only during the day. However, you could see both the moon and stars in the sky at night. 

Example Question #3 : Earth And Space Science

During the afternoon, what could you see in the sky?

Possible Answers:

Stars

The moon

The sun and stars

The sun

Correct answer:

The sun

Explanation:

During the afternoon, it is light outside. The moon and stars cannot be seen when it is light outside. However, you can see the sun during the afternoon. 

Example Question #4 : Earth And Space Science

If it is snowing outside, what would the temperature likely feel like? 

Possible Answers:

Warm

Hot 

Cold

Cold and hot

Correct answer:

Cold

Explanation:

In order for snow to fall, the temperature has to be cold and there has to be moisture in the air. If the temperatures are not low enough, the snow would be rain. When the weather is warm or hot, snow cannot form. The correct answer is cold. 

Example Question #1 : Life Science

Select the item that is non-living. 

Possible Answers:

Butterfly 

Car

Grass 

Cat

Correct answer:

Car

Explanation:

The world is made up of both living and non-living things. 

Living things are things that are alive. Living things eat so that they can grow and develop. Non-living things have never been alive, they are just objects. 

A butterfly, grass, and a cat are all living things. They grow and develop over time. However, a car is an object that does not grow or develop. It is an objects, which means it is non-living. 

Example Question #2 : Life Science

Select the item that is non-living. 

Possible Answers:

Swing

Plant

Worm 

Bird

Correct answer:

Swing

Explanation:

The world is made up of both living and non-living things. 

Living things are things that are alive. Living things eat so that they can grow and develop. Non-living things have never been alive, they are just objects. 

A bird, plant, and worm are all living things. They grow and develop over time. However, a swing is an object that does not grow or develop. It is an objects, which means it is non-living. 

Example Question #3 : Life Science

Select the answer choice that is living. 

Possible Answers:

String

Car

Kite

Grass

Correct answer:

Grass

Explanation:

The world is made up of both living and non-living things. 

Living things are things that are alive. Living things eat so that they can grow and develop. Non-living things have never been alive, they are just objects. 

A car, kite, and string are not alive. They do not grow or develop.  However, grass grows and develops, which means it is living. 

Example Question #4 : Life Science

Select the answer choice that is living. 

Possible Answers:

Fork 

Fish

TV

Table 

Correct answer:

Fish

Explanation:

The world is made up of both living and non-living things. 

Living things are things that are alive. Living things eat so that they can grow and develop. Non-living things have never been alive, they are just objects. 

A TV, fork, and table are not alive. They do not grow or develop.  However, fish grows and develops, which means it is living. 

Example Question #1 : 1st Grade Science

Select the answer choice that will not stick to a magnet. 

Possible Answers:

Paperclip 

Stick

Nail 

Nickel

Correct answer:

Stick

Explanation:

A magnet can stick to metals that are made of iron, cobalt, or nickel. A magnet cannot stick to plastic, wood, rubber, and many other non-metal objects. 

Looking at our answer choices, a paperclip, nail, and nickel are all made out of metals that are magnetic. A stick is made of wood, which is not a magnetic material, so it will not stick to a magnet. 

Example Question #2 : 1st Grade Science

Select the answer choice that will not stick to a magnet. 

Possible Answers:

Paperclip 

Nickel

Tennis ball 

Nail

Correct answer:

Tennis ball 

Explanation:

A magnet can stick to metals that are made of iron, cobalt, or nickel. A magnet cannot stick to plastic, wood, rubber, and many other non-metal objects. 

Looking at our answer choices, a paperclip, nail, and nickel are all made out of metals that are magnetic. A tennis ball is rubber and fabric, which are not magnetic materials, so it will not stick to a magnet. 

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