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Plant Life: How Does Your Garden GrowLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Get your botanists growing with this STEM lesson plan. Your super scientists measure soil, plant, observe, record, then graph and present their findings to answer the driving question, How do different fertilizers affect the growth of...
STEM: Elementary InquiryLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage scholars to investigate and think critically with a collection of 14 STEM lesson plans. The following inquiry-based lessons explore the concepts of life cycles of plants and animals, measurement, magnets, evaporation, temperature, force, motion, simple machines, and data analysis.
Water Cycle: Waterwise GardeningLesson Planet
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based lesson. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings to how plants...
Components of Soil and Water RetentionLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
What type of soil holds in moisture the best? Find out with a guided-inquiry based lesson in which scholars investigate three types of soil—sand, clay, and silt—and the ability of each to retain waiter for plant growth. Learners graph...
Frenemies, Bros and Killers: A Lesson in SymbiosisLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Animals and plants develop relationships and rely on each other to survive. Pupils learn more about symbiosis through a video, a hands-on matching activity, and a game. They differentiate and describe each type on a written evaluation.
Computational Chemistry—Chemistry NowLesson Planet
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Can some plants make their own animal repellents? Science sleuths examine the properties of cinnamamide in pear trees using an case study about computational chemistry. The resource discusses how vital computers are to research, how...
Changing Planet: Withering Plants - Stressing Over Lost WaterLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Expectant earth scientists examine the bottom side of a leaf and learn the role of the stomata. They consider the gas exchange that occurs through these structures and relate how the climate is changing to its impact on food crops. This...
Artificial SelectionLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Give young biologists a firsthand look at the process of evolution with this engaging student-centered science investigation. Taking advantage of the rapid life cycle of the Wisconsin Fast Plant, this experiment involves students growing...
Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the FutureLesson Planet
9th - 12th
What does the future of energy look like? Junior engineers collaborate to discover a solution to the global energy crisis during a very hands-on lesson. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep understanding...
A Time for All Seasons - SpringLesson Planet
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate the arrival of spring with this fun primary grade science unit. Engaging young scientists with a variety of hands-on activities and inquiry-based investigations, these lessons are a great way to teach children about seasonal...