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955 resources with the concept plants

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Lesson Plan: Plant Life Cycles

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scientists view videos to watch the changes through the life cycle of a plant. Then they will germinate seeds on a sock and in a plastic bag. Finally, they answer questions about the sequence of plant growth and record changes in...
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Flower Power

For Teachers K - 1st
An engaging, multi-session art and science instructional activity awaits your class. Within this instructional activity, you'll find everything you need to implement the plan. They go on a nature walk around their school, and must...
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Sequencing from Seeds to Harvest

For Teachers K - 2nd
New ReviewExplore the farm to table experience in a fast-paced lesson on gardening. The activity uses image sequencing to help young scholars understand the process of growing food from seed to harvest. Academics also participate in group...
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Make a Terrarium

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewScholars read a brief overview of what a terrarium is and how it creates the greenhouse effect, then click on a link to discover the materials and 10 steps they need to build their own.
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Out and About

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewField guides are a like a window into an ecosystem. Young scientists collaborate to create their own field guides by recording observations from a local ecosystem. Ideally, they collect information over time to create a more complete...
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Bogged Down

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
New ReviewEnjoy a hands-on lesson that will certainly hold water with your classes. Young scientists design an experiment to determine the materials that absorb water the best. They test both man-made and nature-made materials and conduct...
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Plants Count

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewChanges to habitats mean changes to resources. Groups examine aerial maps to predict areas of low and high plant resources. After formulating a plan, they visit the areas to collect data about the plant resources and then share their...
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Season Seeking

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewIt's a time of change. A hands-on activity engages young scientists in a lesson highlighting the change of seasons. They brainstorm indicators of season changes in nature and then look for them. Next, they record observations in a field...
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Finding Fossils

For Students 6th - 12th
How does one go about finding fossils? Find out with an informative webpage that looks at the digging process, showcases rocks and common fossils, helpful tips, and a list of archeological do's and don'ts. 
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Observing and Recording Plant Life Cycles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars review the life cycle of plants with a presentation then complete a graphic organizer. A time-lapse video hooks learners as they set up their observation journals. Pupils plant a seed and officially begin their experiment....
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Watering Your Plants

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Make sure plants have water to drink regularly. Learners investigate the parts of a watering system for plants. They design and create a watering system for a lunar plant growth chamber before explaining why it is important to have water...
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Exploring the Moon

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Can plants grow on the moon? The second lesson in a five-part series has pupils explore the resources available on the moon to determine if plant life is possible. They use lava rocks as their soil and draw conclusions about the...
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Natural Resources on Earth

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Natural resources do not always occur so naturally. Lead classes through a thorough set of lessons investigating the natural resources important for plants. Learners complete a series of worksheets as they explore the information and...
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Designing and Building the Lunar Plant Growth Chamber

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Build a place for the plants. Using information learned from the previous instructional activity in the unit, learners design a lunar plant growth chamber and build a paper model of it. Given strips of paper that represent different...
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The Tree of Life

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Groups of species can have more in common than meets the eye. An interactive cladogram shows some of the connections between important groups of species. Learners click on sections of the diagram to learn more about the connections or on...
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Meet the Ologist: Mark Siddall

For Students 6th - 12th
Fun fact: poisons in nature can benefit humans if they are used correctly. A video interview of a zoologist introduces the concept of poisons. The remote learning resource defines poison and provides examples in nature as well as how...
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Meet the Ologist: Mande Holford

For Students 6th - 12th
Questioning is the cornerstone of a good scientist. A video interview asks a biochemist about her views on topics related to poisons. She also gives advice about the qualities of a good scientist and what being a scientist has meant to...
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Meet the Naturalists

For Students 5th - 6th
Studying plants is a full-time job—for some. After learning the ins and outs of phenology in the first three lessons in the unit, pupils explore the history of the science. The instructional activity highlights five historical...
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Preparing for Project BudBurst

For Students 5th - 6th
Adopt a plant and get to know its phenophases. The third instructional activity in a six-part series combines plant identification and phenology. Pupils begin by creating their own field guides to learn about the features and...
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Ecological Mismatches

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Modeling is a powerful teaching tool. The final installment in a six-part series has pupils complete an activity to model a food web and discover the interconnected relationships in an ecosystem. They then read about changes in migratory...
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Plant Phenology Data Analysis

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Studying data over time can paint a pretty interesting picture. Learners use data they collected in the previous lesson to compare to historical data in a similar region. They graph the data of the first bloom of a specific species over...
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Ask a Scientist About Cuba's Biodiversity

For Students 6th - 12th
In a video interview Ana Luz Porzecanski, a conservation biologist with the American Museum of Natural History, answers questions about her work Cuba's biodiversity.
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades 5-8

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Re-enact the flight of the pollinator. Pupils learn about the roles of butterflies, bats, and other pollinators in plant reproduction. The class acts out the migratory flight of Monarch butterflies and bats from the Sonoran Desert to...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's it like to migrate as a pollinator? Teachers provide direct instruction about the roles of pollinators such as butterflies on plants along with the threats they encounter. The class then acts out a story of the migration of bats...