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179 resources with the concept leaves

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Who Needs Dirt?

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do plants get the nutrients they need? This is the focus of a video that discusses how plants use photosynthesis to survive, with or without dirt.
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
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The Process of Photosynthesis

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a cute presentation for middle schoolers on the photosynthesis process. Each required product is named and then the process is viewed in a cartoon cross-section of the leaf. Embed this little video into your own PowerPoint or...
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Name That Leaf

For Students 3rd - 4th
Take a walk through nature with a science experiment about leaves. Third graders use a branching diagram to group attributes of certain kinds of leaves, such as oak, pine, and chestnut. For extra practice, they can collect leaves and...
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The Plant Food Factory

For Students 5th
Plants need sun and water to survive. Let kids discover these facts by reading a block of informational text and considering a scientific quandary. They read the text, then use the information to complete a two-part question about plant...
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The Plant

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here is a good, basic, and solid lesson plan on the parts of a plant. Young biologists learn about the parts of a plant, and what each one does. Additionally, learners look at the parts of plants that are used by people and determine...
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Leaf-Motif Frame

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research leaves and their life cycle as well as their importance to the environment. After discussing photosynthesis, habitats, and nutrients for the soil, students collect and identify fallen leaves. Students use their...
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Autumn Scratchings

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss some of the signs of changing seasons. They are asked how do they know that it is fall? Students use Crayola Crayons, to rub patches of traditional fall colors on white construction paper. They fill the entire sheet with...
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Foliage Tracker

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss the change of leaf colors and the role that climate and elevation play in those changes. They then track leaf changes, input data, and graph foliage changes with a free online tool.
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of...
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AP: Chapter 35: Plant Structure and Growth

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A straightforward worksheet has botanists list plant organs and functions, plant cell organelles and their functions, specialized plant tissues and their functions. Three high-quality diagrams are displayed for them to label as well....
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Leaves, the Sun, and the Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th - 8th
As a way to combine life and physical science, or simply as an investigation of plant transpiration, this lesson is sure to inspire! Middle schoolers capture the moisture given off by plants that are placed in different conditions. They...
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Leaves: All-Natural Solar Collectors

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Take a good look at tree leaves and notice the adaptations for collecting solar energy. Pupils trace the margins of five different leaves onto graph paper and count the number of squares covered. They then relate this infomation to the...
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Beat a Leaf

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A simple, yet effective classroom activity is described in this resource on leaves and how they grow. The activity should lead pupils to discover how plants make their own food and what they need to survive. In the activity, they create...
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It Counts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students classify and compare plants using specific information, observations, and numbers. In this mathematical inquiry lesson, students use plant characteristics to describe, compare, and classify them. They attempt to develop a system...
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Leaf Classification Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify similarities and differences between organisms to become familiar with classification systems used by scientists, and use iPhoto to produce a leaf classification photo book.
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"Fossil" of a Carbonized Plant

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students use leaves to make model of a carbonized plant and classify leaves by shape and margin type.
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Yellow Days: Studying Vincent van Gogh's Painting

For Teachers K
Students examine the painting, "Sunflowers," by Vincent van Gogh noting the use of the yellow color, the wiggly lines, and the "globs" of paint used to create the picture. Pictures are painted using van Gogh's image as a model.
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Paper Clay Leaves

For Teachers K - 12th
Using real leaves to imprint clay, your class will see a natural effect on their individual projects. This is a fabulous way to study leaf anatomy in science. Or, you can focus on mixing colors to recreate the original. These leaves can...
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Autumn Leaves Memory Game

For Teachers K - 2nd
Beautiful color photographs of 12 different leaves in their autumn colors make up this printout. Replicate two of each onto cardstock for every pair of learners so that they can play a memory game as an extra fall activity.
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Photosynthesis Presentation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This collection of animated slides offers an explanation of the photosynthesis process. It must be homemade as the sounds of dishes clanging, a television commercial, and computer mouse clicks are heard in the background. You will need...
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Graphing Greenery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners gather leaves and trace them on graph paper. They plot coordinates that approximate the shape of the leaves and share those coordinates as "worksheets" for other students to complete.
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Leaf Weight-Loss Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure the weight of a container of leaves daily to discover how quickly it grows lighter as the foliage dries.
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Leaf Glitter Art

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Get your primary graders outside to explore autumn or any time you have leaves on the ground. First they collect various-colored leaves and sort them into baggies by color. After they dry for a couple of days, have the kids crumple them...