NGSS Aligned Resources for 5-LS1-1.
Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.
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Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food
4 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Meet adorable animated chloroplasts as they, with the help of the sun, produce glucose. In this four-minute feature, viewers learn how carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and electrons are combined to form carbohydrates. The narrator also explains...
Study Jams! The Nitrogen Cycle
3 mins 5th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Expose your class to the steps of the nitrogen cycle with this short clip. Colorful computer imagery and animation explain how nitrogen travels from the atmosphere as a gas into plants and soil, where bacteria convert it into nitrates....
LS1C - Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
6 mins K - 12th
How do you plan to approach standard LS1C, Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms? Avoid information overload with helpful advice in a short video. Topics include energy sources, relationships between organisms, and...
"Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal Agriculture
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Think like an engineer and an agricultural scientist over the course of 12 lessons in a STEM based unit. Young scientists take on the roles of animal physiologists, animal geneticists, agricultural engineers, animal nutritionists, and...
Why Are Blue Whales So Enormous?
5 mins 3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Isn't it strange that Earth's largest animal lives on one of its tiniest? Using Sesame-Street-style puppetry, this video explains how this phenomenon happens. Viewers learn that a single mouthful of krill taken in by a whale has the...