This tornado in a jar would be a great visual for a science lesson. It is easy to make and interactive. The students can shake the jar in a circle to get the tornado formation and see its shape and how it moves. Adding "Elijah" to the jar?
Thirstin’s Water Cycle from epa.gov is an excellent animation of the water cycle. It is narrated and contains information on the 4 stages: Rain, Water Storage, Vapor and Clouds. It presents very well on the SMART Board. Looking for more water cycle activi
I think that this video would be very informative for first graders to watch because it discusses the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources and it also connects to the standard Identify renewable and nonrenewable natural resources.