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Mystery Science Mini Lesson - Were Dragons Ever Real? (First Grade)

Science is all around us. Let's get ready to learn something new today with Mystery Science! 1. Tap the and watch the first video. Make sure to stop and think about the questions when asked. 2. Click the > button to watch the second video. 3. 🗣 Talk to your family member about what you learned about dragons. 🐉 Were they ever real?! What do you think is the closest animal to a dragon? What makes those animals seem like dragons? 4. Tap the add button. Get ready to pretend to be the teacher! 👩🏽‍🏫 5. Tap the drawing tool to draw your best dragon picture! 🐲 Think about all the parts of real animals that may seem like a dragon. 6. Tap the mic to tell us about your dragon drawing and what it would be like in real life - how would it move, what would it eat, where would it live, and more. What animal does it most closely look like to you? Why? 7. Tap the check to save. 8. Check out the bonus clip on this Mystery Science Lesson to see about the weirdest creatures that are actually real! Family Extensions: - Use clay, cardboard, or other found objects to build a dragon lair (home). - Next time you are outside, act like a dragon, moving like one and trying out some dragon sounds! - With a family member, use your computer or device to read more about the other animals that are dragon like that are still alive.

1st Grade, Science, Home Learning
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Students can enjoy powerful science activities while learning from home. Mystery Science mini-lessons are a way for students to explore science topics individually or with their families. Learning from home is a great time to encourage curiosity and build scientific thinking skills. You can find more lessons here: https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning. NGSS K-2-ETS1-1 - Ask questions based on observations to find more information about the natural and/or designed world.