FOSS AND CALIFORNIA STANDARDS
The Solids and Liquids Module supports the following
Physical Sciences Content Standards for grade 1.*
PS1. Materials come in different forms (states), including solids,
liquids, and gases.
As a basis for understanding this concept, students know
PS1a. solids, liquids, and gases have different properties.
PS1b. the properties of substances can change when the
substances are mixed, cooled, or heated.
The Solids and Liquids Module supports the following Investigation
and Experimentation Content Standards for grade 1.*
INVESTIGATION AND EXPERIMENTATION
I&E4. Scientific progress is made by asking meaningful questions
and conducting careful investigations.
As a basis for understanding this concept and addressing the content
in the other three strands, students should develop their own
questions and perform investigations. Students will
I&E4a. draw pictures that portray some features of the things
I&E4b. record observations and data with pictures, numbers, or
I&E4c. record observations on a bar graph.
I&E4e. make new observations when discrepancies exist
between two descriptions of the same object or
*Science Content Standards for California Public Schools: Kindergarten
through Grade Twelve (Sacramento: California Department of