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Young scholars explore botany by conducting an investigation in class. In this seeds lesson, students utilize lima bean seeds and magnifying glasses to examine the different parts of a seed after it has been dissected. Young scholars compare germinated seeds and fresh seeds and utilize a SMART notebook to record their observations.
6th - 8th Science
Plant Unit Assessment
Fourth graders explore earth science by utilizing a document camera in class. In this botany lesson, 4th graders dissect a plant and identify anatomy of the plant, discussing the function of each plant part. Students record their observations on paper and utilize a document camera to share images of the plants with classmates.
Dry Forest: Flowers
Students explore botany by examining diagrams. In this plant reproduction lesson, students define a list of plant vocabulary terms and identify plant anatomy from a diagram. Students complete several plant activity worksheets and study real hibiscus flowers in class.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
How Plants Protect Themselves
Students explore plant life by examining plant anatomy. In this botany lesson plan, students read about the different plant protection systems such as textures, smells and strength. Students participate in a plant defense game as well as a plant scavenger hunt.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
What Do Plants Need?
Students explore biology by identifying the essential elements for life. In this botany lesson plan, students identify sunlight, soil and water as the three keys to the success of a plant. Students plant their own flowers in pots and observe their growth over many days.
3rd - 5th Science
Enough is Enough
Students explore plant life by participating in a planting exercise. In this botany lesson, students identify the necessary elements in order for a plant to grow and prepare their own pots in class. Students plant seeds outside of their classroom and observe them over several weeks, recording their observations.
2nd - 6th Science
Indoor Seed Germination in Soil
Students explore plant life by participating in an outdoor planting activity. In this botany activity, students utilize seeds, trays and soil to plant their own plants in the school yard which they observe over the course of several days. Students record their data in science journals and discuss their conclusions.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Learners explore botany by participating in a planting exercise in class. In this plant growth lesson, students identify the optimum methods to achieve plant growth and identify the different life cycles of a plant. Learners plant their own seeds in class and observe them over several weeks while recording observations in a journal.
2nd - 5th Science
Little Red Hen
First graders explore biology by identifying plant anatomy in class. In this botany lesson, 1st graders read the book The Little Red Hen and identify the methods used in order to grow successful plants. Students discuss other ways people utilize plants besides food production.
How a Seed Grows: And Who Grows It
Second graders explore botany by viewing video clips in class. In this seed growth lesson, 2nd graders identify the types of seeds that grow specific plants and what the optimal conditions are for growing seeds. Students view a video clip discussing how corn kernels are turned into popcorn.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Students explore plant biology by participating in field trip activities. In this botany lesson, students identify the term "lichen" and discuss where lichens can be found as they explore a nature area on their class field trip. Students identify the different lichens they find, where they are found and even collect a few to examine in class.
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Look At Those Leaves!
Students explore botany by researching plants in class. In this tree identification lesson, students examine a group of leaves and list the different characteristics before guessing what types of trees they came from. Students read about plant science and answer leaf changing study questions.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Look at Those Seeds Grow!
Students explore plant science by participating in a botany activity. In this seed growth lesson, students identify the necessary elements to ensure a plant grows well and prepare seeds for planting. Students plant their soaked seeds in cups and observe their growth over several weeks.
K - 2nd Science
What Parts Are There to a Plant?
Young scholars explore botany by completing plant science worksheets. For this plant anatomy lesson, students examine real vegetables in class using magnifying glasses. Young scholars identify the plants anatomy and complete worksheets discussing vegetables.
K - 2nd Science
NTeQ: Integrating Technology and Science
Young scholars explore Earth science by graphing data on a spreadsheet. In this botany lesson, students discuss the elements needed for a plant to grow and observe plants they grow outside their classroom. Young scholars create a spreadsheet which documents their plant growth and later is used to create a graph on the computer.
6th - 10th Math
Measuring Germination Rates
Students explore Earth science by participating in a measurement activity. In this botany lesson, students identify the germination process and plant their own seeds in class. Students record the amount of seeds that germinate properly and how long they take.
4th - 7th Math
Plant Science Activities
Students complete several plant life activities. In this botany lesson, students practice painting images that resemble plants they are familiar with as well as planting seeds outside of class. Students participate in a dramatic role-play in which they pretend to own a plant selling business.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Sixth graders analyze mathematics by participating in a botany activity. In this holly lesson plan, 6th graders identify if all holly leaves have the same amount of prickles by conducting a math survey. Students analyze many leaves and collect data in order to find an average number of prickles per leaf.
Flowers to Dye For
Learners observe biology by completing a plant experiment in class. In this botany lesson, students discuss the anatomy related to a plant and how roots and stems are necessary to its survival. Learners utilize food coloring and examine the stem of a stalk of celery in class.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Mr. and Mrs. Cress Head
Students explore Earth science by completing a plant art project. In this botany instructional activity, students utilize tights and soil to create a furry, grassy puppet style animal from cress seeds. Students cut off the excess cress after several weeks and utilize it in a food or decoration.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts