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Life Cycles

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Breathe some life into product design. Pupils learn about the stages of product creation, use, and disposal—sometimes called a cradle-to-grave assessment. They see how this cycle relates to the life cycle of organisms.
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Plant Life Cycles

For Students K - 2nd
Follow the life cycle of a dandelion with a lab sheet for kindergartners. They learn about the order of events in a dandelion's life, then put the stages of life in order. Can they describe the life cycle of a pumpkin? For extra...
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The Long Road to Coffee

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover how coffee is processed from a plant, to a drink. In this life cycle lesson, students study that cells and organisms go through a cycle of growth and change. Students organize picture cards, illustrate how coffee is...
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Does The Type of Mulch Used Affect Plant Growth?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure, record and graph the plants they grow in a controlled setting. They feed and water the plants as needed and use the scientific method to evaluate the growth.
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Creating Life Cycle Diagrams Using Inspiration

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners investigate different life cycles of plants, insects or animals, then create visual examples of the process using the concept mapping program Inspiration or Kidspiration. They create an animation of a plant or animal. This is a...
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Pond Ecology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A lab activity is a great way to incite thoughtful questioning and scientific processes. Pupils will collect organisms with a Petri dish, make observations, sketch the organism, ask questions, then attempt to identify the specimen...
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Life Comes in Cycles

For Students K - 2nd
Kids are fascinated by chickens and their eggs. Here is a learning exercise has young learners take a look at the four stages in a chicken's life cycle. They have four cycles to organize: egg, chick, young bird, and adult. They have to...
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Your Day as a Cycle

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine a variety of cycles. They take a look at life cycles of plants and animals, the cycle of the moon and tides, and other sequences of events in their daily lives. An interesting part of the lesson is how kids keep...
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Inviting Butterflies to the Schoolyard

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils create a butterfly garden. In this butterfly garden lesson plan, students plot a garden with plant species that will attract butterflies. Pupils learn about the specific plants and items that will help butterflies use the garden.
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Spring Time - Caterpillars

For Teachers K
Students listen to the story the very hungry caterpillar and we make paper fruits with holes in them and have a sock puppet as a caterpillar.
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Bug Work

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Pupils explore the life cycles of insects and how they interact with each other in the prairie to create a healthy ecosystem and viable food chain. They list animals or insects in their own community that are similar to the prairie insects.
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Red Wigglers

For Teachers K - 1st
Pupils are introduced to the benefits of using Red Wiggler worms to produce compost. They identify the requirements for the worms and the methods to follow in order to produce compost. They draw a picture of a functioning worm bin.
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Baby Animals

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this baby animal graphic organizer, students write in four examples of young animals that look like their parents, and two examples of young animals that look different from their parents.
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Sequencing Recycling at our School

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice sequencing with recycling steps. In this sequencing activity, students discuss how different materials are recycled. Students paste paper recycling in the order it happens and make their worksheet for the steps in...
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Web of Life

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students construct a web of life. In this ecosystem lesson plan students are introduced to ecosystems and life cycles. Insects are the main focus.
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Plant Lifecycles

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the life cycle of plants. In this plants lesson, students identify the various stages of plants and their parts. Students compare the life cycle of a plant with that of an animal. Activities suggested can be modified for...
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Tamar Burris

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore genetics. In this life cycle lesson, students consider the meaning of "genes" and "heredity" as they watch a video about the topics. Students then research their own genetic make-up as they interview family members....
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Animated Video Productions - Life Cycles

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compare/contrast the life cycles of free-living organisms to that of parasites. They conduct Internet research, illustrate the stages of a specific organisms's life cycle, and direct and produce a mini-video production.
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Salmon Life Cycles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students list salmon life cycle stages in order, list three threats that salmon face throughout their lives, and examine important role native fish play in aquatic food chains throughout their life cycles.
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Quick-Change Flip Book

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars create flip books that illustrate the growth and change of a plant or an animal as it goes through its life cycle.
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The Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, in groups, create a movie that depicts the life cycle of a monarch butterfly. They take photos, film video, edit the footage and then add text, music and narration.
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers K
Students read books about animals and describe their structures, how they grow and change, and their life cycles. In this animals lesson plan, students also make animals out of pasta.
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What Do You Know About Horseshoe Crabs?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a learning tool based on information given on the assigned website. In this ocean life lesson, students read about the horseshoe crab and develop a worksheet, scavenger hunt, board game or any tool to aid learning. They...
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Bluebirds Project - Life Cycles

For Students 4th - 8th
In this bluebirds instructional activity, students complete a table and answer short answer questions about the life cycle of bluebirds. Students complete 1 chart and answer 5 questions.