Plant Physiology Teacher Resources
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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
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
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
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
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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 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
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
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
Life Cycle of the Plant - The Pumpkin
First graders access prior knowledge about pumpkins and read the story Pumpkin, Pumpkin. They will sequence the life cycle of the pumpkin through the use of picture cards and then sing a song about the life cycle of the pumpkin and plant seeds.
1st Science 57 Views 206 Downloads
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
Life Cycles of Plants and Animals
A charming and colorful presentation of life cycles of plants and animals. Here, youngsters view slides that have photos and drawings of a variety of life forms. There is also text about each particular life form is clearly laid out. Very nice.
K - 1st Science 6 Views 30 Downloads
The Life Cycle of a Seed: Point of View
A cross-curricular expository writing lesson has third and fourth graders listen to and discuss the book The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss. They write a journal entry from the perspective of a carrot seed. Pupils use the writing process to create a book explaining the life cycle of a plant of their choice.
2nd - 4th Science 47 Views 499 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Turtle Life Cycle
Explore the wonders of the life cycle by first focusing on the growth and development of the green turtle. The class will discuss the life cycle of different plants and animals, then turn their attention to the green turtle. They view a presentation, play a game, and then name each stage of the turtle's life cycle.
2nd - 5th Science 46 Views 49 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
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
Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Demonstrate the life cycle of a butterfly with young scientists. They will read Clara Caterpillar and discuss what they learned about the life cycle of a butterfly and metamorphosis. Then they will create a life cycle wheel of a butterfly and use them to explain the process of metamorphosis to a classmate.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 61 Views 398 Downloads
Life Cycle for 2nd Grade
Discover the similarities and differences between adult animals and their offspring. Second graders will complete several activities such as compare pictures of ducks, match pictures of adult animals to their babies, and use key vocabulary words to explain the life cycle.
2nd Science 16 Views 126 Downloads
Measuring Larval Monarchs
Data collection and interpretation is a big part of math as well as science. Get kids into graphing with a hands-on lesson where butterflies are the main attraction. The class reviews everything they know about the monarch life cycle, migration, and the characteristics of monarch larvae.
3rd Science 20 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Life Cycles of Plants and Animals
What a cute way to introduce life cycles through a PowerPoint! The pictures and basic stages of the lives of butterflies, frogs, and plants are shown with cartoon pictures. there is also a prompt for your pupils to consider other life cycles such as the chicken and egg, or a puppy.
1st - 2nd Science 3 Views 10 Downloads