Science The Basic Not Boring Series For Grades K-1 by INCENTIVE PUBLICATIONS – IP4048

Science GRADES K-1

Inventive Exercises to Sharpen
Skills and Raise Achievement

IP 404-8

Is It Alive? Worksheet and Not Alive! Worksheet for Kindergarten – 1st Grade

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity

Is It Alive?

Meg and her pet, Rufus Rat, see living things all around them.
Plants and animals are living things. So are humans!
Living things need air, water, and food.
Living things make more things like them.
Color the things on this page that are alive.

Not Alive!

All living things need air, water, and food.
Living things grow.
Some of these things are not alive.
Color the things on this page that are not alive.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Celebrate Basic Science Skills – 7
Skills Checklist – 8

Skills Exercises – 9
Is It Alive? (Life Characteristics) – 10
Not Alive! (Life Characteristics) – 11
What Good Are Plant Parts? (Plant Parts) – 12
Which Happened First? (Plant Life Cycles) – 13
Bugs in the Flower Bed (Animal Classification) – 14
Going Buggy! (Animal Classification) – 15
Mixed-up Zoo (Animal Classification) – 16
What Do Animals Wear? (Animal Coverings) – 17
Animals on the Move (Animal Movements) – 18
Animal Footprints (Animal Tracks) – 19
Danger! (Animal Protection) – 20
Something Is Wrong! (Animal Homes) – 21
A Place to Belong (Animal Habitats) – 22
Body Parts You Can See (Body Parts) – 24
Body Parts You Can’t See (Body Parts) – 25
What an Amazing Body! (Body Systems) – 26
Body Talk (Body Vocabulary) – 27
Which Body Part? (Senses) – 28
Use Your Senses (Senses) – 29
A Choosy Shopper (Healthy Eating) – 30
Take Care (Healthy Habits) – 31
Good Ideas (Healthy Habits) – 32

More Good Ideas (Safety) – 33
Places in Space (Earth • Sun • Moon) – 34
The Spinning Earth (Day and Night) – 35
When Seasons Change (Seasons) – 36
Hot, Cold, or in Between? (Seasons • Temperature) – 37
What’s out There? (Objects in Space) – 38
What You See in the Sea (The Ocean) – 39
A Fish on the Hook (Land and Water) – 40
Disappearing Dinosaurs (Dinosaurs) – 42
Old Bones and Fossils (Fossils) – 43
Three Kinds of Matter (Forms of Matter) – 44
Solid or Liquid? (Solids and Liquids) – 45
Things Are Changing (Changes in Matter) – 46
Oh! What Air Can Do! (Air Properties) – 47
How Much Air? (Air Properties) – 48
Happy Floating (Water Properties) – 49
X out Pollution (Pollution) – 50
Which Weather? (Weather) – 51
Pushing and Pulling (Force) – 52
A Big Attraction (Magnets) – 53
Scrambled Pictures (Electricity) – 54

Science Words to Know – 55
Science Skills Test – 58
Answer Key – 61


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