This Structure and Function lesson plan also includes:
Would you wear flip-flops while mountain climbing? Why not? Middle or high schoolers examine the difference between structure and function by examining different types of shoes. Once they are comfortable with those differences, they apply their knowledge to the structure and function of hearts and flowers. Using either a model of a heart or a video of a beating heart, and a flower dissection, your budding scientists should have a good grasp of the concepts by the end of the lesson plan.