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955 resources with the concept plants

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Growing Jack and the Beanstalk Plants

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate how plants grow by growing their own "beanstalk", (after reading "Jack and the Beanstalk") and record their observations daily in a science journal.
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Tree Chain Game

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify the necessary factors for seed germination and plant growth in a game format.
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Motte Rimrock Reserve: Lesson Plan for Flora

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students study the flora of Motte Rimrock Reserve while observing organisms in their natural environment. They use a dichotomous key to identify plants.
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Discovering Science with Lewis & Clark

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners photograph plants and contribute their pictures to a class powerpoin on plant variety.
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Conservation: What do we do with untouched prairie?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars prepare an argument for their committee that is lobbying for human use of an untouched section of native praire land. The different committee then debate why they should get to use the land.
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For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars study how to plant a seedling, how to mulch the trees into the nursery bed, transplant seedlings to another site or school, and determine why we need to water and mulch trees.
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Plant Parts with Sequencing Cube

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to the story, Jack's Garden by Henry Cole. They learn the parts of the plant by looking at live plants.
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The Plastic Bag Greenhouse

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe plants and record their growth. They describe the parts of plants in detail including the roots, stems and leaves.
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University of California Botanical Garden Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore plant species and the climates and conditions in their environment. They explore this living museum on the Garden's thirty-four acres to encounter over 13,000 plant species from around the globe.
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Desert Life Sizes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders estimate the life size height or length of a desert plant or animal using measurements given. They create pictures that compare their estimates with the true size of the plant or animal.
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What Makes a Healthy Plant?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students predict the effects of water, light, and soil on the development of a plant and then design an experiment to test their predictions.
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What Do Plants Need to Grow?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders control variables to determine the effect on plant growth. They collect information by observing and measuring and construct simple graphs, tables, maps and charts to organize, examine and evaluate information.
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Parts of a Plant

For Teachers K
Students record observations about parts of plants including leaves, roots, stems, and flowers. They use Kid Pix to draw a picture of a plant and to label the parts of the plant.
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Growing Plants with Worm Castings

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars test worm castings for content and use them to grow seeds. They hypothesize which castings best sustain seed growth. They observe growing plants to test their hypotheses. Later they graph their data.
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Effects of Seed Soaking on Germination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the standard growth pattern of a monocot seedling and word process a finished essay.
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Plant Activities: Grow a Plant

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students plant seeds and watch their plants grow in the classroom while learning about the process.
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Plant Activities: To Dye For

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students use natural plant dyes to color their clothing as they did in the past.
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Germinating Seeds on Gelatin

For Teachers K - 6th
Students germinate seeds in unflavored gelatin to which liquid house plant food has been added. Students observe and record plant growth in this medium with a variety of variables in a number of experiments.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate whether or not a plant can grow from just the top portion of a carrot. They do an experiment at home, and report their results to the class.