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For Teachers 2nd Standards
Note the way that plants change during the season by adopting a plant on your school campus. After your class chooses their plant, they research the plant's needs, how it differs from other plants, find ways to support their plant's...
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Venus Fly Trap - The Private Life of Plants

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The Venus flytrap and trumpet flowers might be plants, but they definitely don't welcome innocent insects crawling on their skin. These clever plants use their anatomy to trap little bugs and even animals! Watch this video carefully to...
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Poisonous Pitcher Plant - The Private Life of Plants

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pitcher plants are one of the largest carnivorous plants. Its prey-trapping mechanism includes a large pitcher-like cavity that fills with liquid, creating a "lethal pond". Check out this video to see how the pitcher plant forms itself...
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Growing Learners: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Investigating Plants and Flowers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Engage young scientists in these inquiry-based lesson ideas to spring into learning about nature.
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Plant Power

For Teachers K - 4th
One of the most amazing processes for youngsters to witness in class is the germination of a seed, and the subsequent growth of the plant. Here is a version of this classic activity that is actually quite good! There is meaningful...
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Carrying Capacity

For Teachers 5th
Young biologists identify how plants and animals are affected by changes in their ecosystem and environment.  The concepts of succession, maintenance of habitats, interrelationships, and adaptation are all discussed. This well-developed...
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The Plant Life Cycle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Research plant life cycles using a variety of materials. Researchers will visit four stations set up with books, digitized version of books, and software offering text-to-speech support. They will then answer two plant life cycle...
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A Study of Plants

For Teachers 2nd
Using a variety of multi-media resources, your high schoolers become familiar with the parts of plant and create a story about plants using vocabulary learned during their research of plants. Completed stories are published using the...
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A Hidden Beauty

For Teachers K - 2nd
Expose the beautiful mystery of bulbs as young botanists learn all about these fascinating plants. They glean information from a short text before observing actual bulbs (consider an onion), and comparing their findings with predictions....
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How Does Your Garden Grow?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young gardners read and listen to books about seeds, plants, and the growing process. They plant seeds in plastic cups to observe the process of root-growing and plant formation. The whole class walks through a field to collect seeds...
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Say It with Flowers!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here is a great modern-day instructional activity! Two classes at once engage in this instructional activity about plants. They use video conferencing and digital photography to simultaneously observe and record changes in flowers placed...
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Mrs. Obama Plants A Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What a great introduction to planting a garden! Young children join Mrs. Obama in planting carrot and tomato seeds in a Sesame Street garden. It's a terrific way to discuss plants and healthy foods.
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Nancy Odell: Pollinate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
With Nancy Odell's help, students learn what pollination means. She interviews a bee and a flower to ask them to describe pollination. A bee then talks about how he takes pollen from one flower to another. It's a creative way to discuss...
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Growing Beans

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What does it take to grow a plant? Cody shows us how to plant kidney beans using beans, water, paper towels, and a jar. This is a great experiment to try in the classroom. Make sure they have plenty of sun!
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You're Wearing Your Plants!

For Teachers K
Students examine the many uses of plants and trees by looking at their clothing. They make lists of products that come from plants and trees and their uses.
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For Students 10th - 12th
Obtain a basic understanding of photosynthesis at a chemical level. The steps involved are introduced and simplified, but they are still difficult to understand. I suggest using this resource to supplement a lecture. An overview is given...
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Plant Parts and their Function

For Teachers 3rd
Discover why plants are important to our world. View plant parts and categorize them as stems or buds. Students do a cut and paste of pictures of plants into correct categories.  Students also plant a carrot top,and record the growth and...
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Using Wisconsin Fast Plants to Teach Energy Flow into the Ecosystem

For Teachers 6th
The amazing process of a plant growing from a seed is the focus of this science lesson. Your class works in groups for a short time each day to document the growth of a plant they have sown from a seed. They utilize AlphaSmart devices,...
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Jeopardy: Science

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
A fantastic Jeopardy template was used to create this awesome game about plants, animals, energy, weather, and the solar system. Beneath each category are five clues worth a different amount of points. Tip: Use this PowerPoint as a...
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Chalkboard Challenge: Science Vocabulary

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Review science vocabulary with your students using this Jeopardy-style PowerPoint. Categories for this game include: Solar System, Plants, Weather, Cells, and Rocks. There are a total of 25 clues; five for each category. 
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Who wants to be a Millionaire Student: 5th Grade Science

For Teachers 5th
Check out this exciting PowerPoint that simulates the famous gameshow "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" The theme of this game is 5th grade science. What a great way to review important facts with your students. Note: You can use this...
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Jeopardy Game - Science

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Used in an upper elementary classroom, this presentation could be a center activity or a whole-group experience. This is a great way to review a variety of scientific topics. There are questions relating to the planets, rock formations,...
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My Report Pack for. . .

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a handy guide for putting together a research report on birds, or on a selection of other topics (see the added materials.). Individuals are guided to think of three questions about their topic, they narrow down subtopics, use a...
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Plant Groups

For Students 3rd - 4th
Compare different types of leaves in a science exploration. First, third graders identify common characteristics of various plants, such as daisies, fir needles, and cypress leaves. They then determine if the plants in each group are...