Grow, Grow, Grow
Students listen to literature selection, describe life cycle of silkworm, discuss what they know about growth in living things, observe silkworms for one week and record observations in science journals, and review stages of growth.
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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...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns
What does it mean to grow? To germinate? For the plan detailed here, class members investigate the growth process of an oak tree while focusing on the beginning stages of planting and germination. They plant seeds and record observations...
K - 4th Science CCSS: Designed
Growing Minds: Cabbage Exploration
It's all about cabbage in this scientific observation resource! After reading a related story, learners explore three varieties of cabbage. They observe the leaves using a leaf diagram, predicting what the middle might look like. They...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Growing Minds: Garden Planning
School gardens are rich in cross-curricular learning opportunities! Excellent ideas put learners in charge of organizing and planning. Begin with a book about gardening (recommended titles provided), and discuss learners' prior knowledge...
K - 5th Health CCSS: Designed