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Adopt-A-Plant

For Teachers 2nd Standards
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...
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Poisonous Pitcher Plant - The Private Life of Plants

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pitcher plants are one of the largest carnivorous plants. Its prey-trapping mechanism includes a large pitcher-like cavity that fills with liquid, creating a "lethal pond". Check out this video to see how the pitcher plant forms itself...
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Growing Learners: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Investigating Plants and Flowers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Engage young scientists in these inquiry-based lesson ideas to spring into learning about nature.
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Plants and Animals: Alike and Not Alike

For Students 5th
After reading an informative paragraph that outlines some of the differences between plants and animals, fifth graders attempt to correctly categorize 12 words in a word bank. They must put them in the plant, or animal category. This...
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Plant Power

For Teachers K - 4th
One of the most amazing processes for youngsters to witness in class is the germination of a seed, and the subsequent growth of the plant. Here is a version of this classic lesson that is actually quite good! There is meaningful...
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Carrying Capacity

For Teachers 5th
Young biologists identify how plants and animals are affected by changes in their ecosystem and environment.  The concepts of succession, maintenance of habitats, interrelationships, and adaptation are all discussed. This well-developed...
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A Study of Plants

For Teachers 2nd
Using a variety of multi-media resources, your high schoolers become familiar with the parts of plant and create a story about plants using vocabulary learned during their research of plants. Completed stories are published using the...
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A Hidden Beauty

For Teachers K - 2nd
Expose the beautiful mystery of bulbs as young botanists learn all about these fascinating plants. They glean information from a short text before observing actual bulbs (consider an onion), and comparing their findings with predictions....
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How Does Your Garden Grow?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young gardners read and listen to books about seeds, plants, and the growing process. They plant seeds in plastic cups to observe the process of root-growing and plant formation. The whole class walks through a field to collect seeds...
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Mrs. Obama Plants A Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What a great introduction to planting a garden! Young children join Mrs. Obama in planting carrot and tomato seeds in a Sesame Street garden. It's a terrific way to discuss plants and healthy foods.
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Nancy Odell: Pollinate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
With Nancy Odell's help, students learn what pollination means. She interviews a bee and a flower to ask them to describe pollination. A bee then talks about how he takes pollen from one flower to another. It's a creative way to discuss...
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Growing Beans

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What does it take to grow a plant? Cody shows us how to plant kidney beans using beans, water, paper towels, and a jar. This is a great experiment to try in the classroom. Make sure they have plenty of sun!
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You're Wearing Your Plants!

For Teachers K
Students examine the many uses of plants and trees by looking at their clothing. They make lists of products that come from plants and trees and their uses.
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Photosynthesis

For Students 10th - 12th
Obtain a basic understanding of photosynthesis at a chemical level. The steps involved are introduced and simplified, but they are still difficult to understand. I suggest using this resource to supplement a lecture. An overview is given...
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Plant Parts and their Function

For Teachers 3rd
Discover why plants are important to our world. View plant parts and categorize them as stems or buds. Students do a cut and paste of pictures of plants into correct categories.  Students also plant a carrot top,and record the growth and...
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Chalkboard Challenge: Science Vocabulary

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Review science vocabulary with your students using this Jeopardy-style PowerPoint. Categories for this game include: Solar System, Plants, Weather, Cells, and Rocks. There are a total of 25 clues; five for each category. 
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Jeopardy Game - Science

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Used in an upper elementary classroom, this presentation could be a center activity or a whole-group experience. This is a great way to review a variety of scientific topics. There are questions relating to the planets, rock formations,...
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My Report Pack for. . .

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a handy guide for putting together a research report on birds, or on a selection of other topics (see the added materials.). Individuals are guided to think of three questions about their topic, they narrow down subtopics, use a...
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Plants have needs, too!

For Students K - 2nd
Plants can die if they don't get enough sunlight and water. Kindergartners observe a picture of a hanging plant and grass under a tree, and interpret which each plant has died. Next, they grow watercress seeds in wet cotton to compare...
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Plant Groups

For Students 3rd - 4th
Compare different types of leaves in a science exploration. First, third graders identify common characteristics of various plants, such as daisies, fir needles, and cypress leaves. They then determine if the plants in each group are...
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Plant Biology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young biologists discuss the reasons behind the current use of the plant identification system. They get into groups and identify the characteristics of each species of plant which is described. The keys needed for groups to make...
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Temperature

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young biologists discover that plants and animals have protective parts that help them to survive during periods of harsh conditions. After a meaningful class discussion, pupils complete three worksheets by working in pairs to reinforce...
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Root Structures

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Plant roots are the focus here. Pupils discover that some plants actually store food in their roots, that roots provide water for plants, and that gravity and sunlight have an effect on plants. This terrific, six-page plan has two...
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The Plant

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here is a good, basic, and solid lesson plan on the parts of a plant. Young biologists learn about the parts of a plant, and what each one does. Additionally, learners look at the parts of plants that are used by people and determine...