Plant Physiology Teacher Resources
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Perhaps you don't use plant-related apps in the classroom because you haven't botany (bought any)! Here is one that you may want to purchase. Elementary green thumbs explore the stages in the plant life cycle as well as some of the processes that allow them to proceed.
K - 3rd Science 20 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young scientists germinate and grow seeds in order to learn about plant life and understand why the Mohicans chose to grow these plants alongside one another.
2nd - 5th Science 38 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Study Life Cycles with Butterflies
All living things grow and change throughout their lives, but few as dramatically as the monarch butterfly. Explore the interesting life cycle of this insect as children collect caterpillars, create habitats, and observe the incredible metamorphosis that follows.
K - 3rd Language Arts 95 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Insect Life Cycles
Butterflies are fascinating! Their development is an intriguing example of natural life cycles. Read a book about butterflies to your learners (several are recommended), and focus on the term life cycle as you explain stages animals go through.
K - 1st Science 68 Views 227 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Crawl into the world of the darkling beetle with this scientific investigation. Watch as the insects move through the larval, pupal, and adult stages of life, recording observations along the way. Discuss the necessities of life as young scientists care for the critters over the course of the experiment.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 21 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Needs of Plants
What better way to learn about plant life than by creating a class garden? Young botanists start with a brief discussion about radishes before planting seeds and watching them grow. To determine the importance of water, sunlight, and nutrients the class attempts to grow radish seeds in four different environments, recording observations over the course of three or four weeks as they try to identify the needs of plants.
K - 3rd Math 73 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Plant Life Cycles
Young scientists view videos to watch the changes through the life cycle of a plant. Then they will germinate seeds on a sock and in a plastic bag. Finally, they answer questions about the sequence of plant growth and record changes in local plants and make an original garden.
K - 5th Science 156 Views 693 Downloads
The Plant Life Cycle
Research plant life cycles using a variety of materials. Researchers will visit four stations set up with books, digitized version of books, and software offering text-to-speech support. They will then answer two plant life cycle questions posted on the board and write their responses on Post-it notes.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 75 Views 1020 Downloads
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Why did the butterfly flutter by? To lay some eggs and restart the life cycle! This adorable application can be used from kindergarten through fifth grade to learn details of each stage of the Lepidopteran lifecycle: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly.
K - 5th Science 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Life Cycle of Butterflies, Day 2
Second graders extend their knowledge of life cycles to other animals. They demonstrate their understanding that at the beginning of an animal's life cycle, some young animals represent the adult while others do not. They will participate in a variety of investigations to support their learning.
2nd Science 12 Views 98 Downloads
The Life Cycles of Plants and Animals (Comparing & Contrasting)
Using educational software, learners use a graphic organizer to compare the life cycles of plants and animals. This lesson is supposed to be completed in conjunction with a unit on the topic. It calls for the use of Kidspiration, but another software program could be substituted.
3rd Science 16 Views 48 Downloads
Creating a Butterfly Garden and Habitat
This complete set of instructions for creating your very own butterfly garden and habitat is so cool! With some seeds and the handy resources in this activity, you and your class will be able to determine which type of habitat is best for your area and what types of butterflies the plants you've added to your garden will attract.
1st - 4th Science 35 Views 29 Downloads
New Review Elementary School Sea Turtle Lesson Plan
Young scientists explore the fascinating life cycle of sea turtles in this elementary science lesson. From leathery eggs buried beneath the sand to 600 pound creatures swimming through the oceans, young scholars discuss, read informational text, and perform activities that examine each step in the lives of these amazing animals.
1st - 4th Science 24 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Square Foot Fall Garden
First graders learn the basic needs of plants and identify geometric shapes while planting a fall garden. Combining math and science in one lesson, the resource guides kids through starting their class garden as they discover the benefits of gardening and healthy eating.
1st Math 7 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
New Review Life Cycle of Trees
Turn your students into young tree-tectives with this fun science investigation into the life of trees. To begin, a class volunteer gets dressed up in a tree costume as the different parts of trees are introduced. Then, the class learns how to identify different species of trees based on their seeds and leaves.
2nd - 8th Science 17 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Adopt-A-Plant
Note the way that plants change during the season by adopting a plant on your school campus. After your class chooses their plant, they research the plant's needs, how it differs from other plants, find ways to support their plant's growth, and record the ways the plant changes over the school year.
2nd Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Rotting Away
What happens at the end of a plant's life cycle? Show kids the natural way that plants show that they're decomposing, as well as the importance of compost, with a lesson about living organisms. After reading Log Cabin by Anne Schreiber, they work on a coloring worksheet and identify the organisms mentioned in the book.
2nd Science 3 Views 1 Download
Plants Scavenger Hunt Activity
The hunt is on! Provide young botanists with a list of eighteen plant-related questions and let them loose as they search for answers on corresponding fact cards. Perform this activity in the classroom or use it as an opportunity to take the kids outside.
3rd - 8th Science 70 Views 55 Downloads
Life Cycle of a Plant: How Living Things Grow and Die
An engaging slide show for 2nd graders introduces them to the life cycle of plants. Students match up plant vocabulary words to their correct definition. Pairs of students play a vocabulary game, then students must draw and label leaves, roots, a flower, fruit and seeds.
2nd Science 3 Views 26 Downloads