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86 resources with the concept plant life cycles

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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Living things and ecosystems respond to and are affected by climate change. In this collection of four lessons, students learn about how researchers—now and in the past—have used plant lifecycle events to understand climate. Pupils...
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STEM: Elementary Inquiry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Encourage scholars to investigate and think critically with a collection of 14 STEM lesson plans. The following inquiry-based lessons explore the concepts of life cycles of plants and animals, measurement, magnets, evaporation,...
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Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
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Square Foot Fall Garden

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders learn the basic needs of plants and identify geometric shapes while planting a fall garden. Combining math and science in one lesson plan, the resource guides kids through starting their class garden as they discover the...
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Seeds

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
What does a seed need to grow into a plant? What is inside a seed? In a fun and engaging lesson, young scientists learn all about what it takes for a seed to become a plant as they listen to a story, examine the inside of a germinated...
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Study Jams! Gymnosperms: Seeds in Cones

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Two very hip teenagers walk through the forest collecting evergreen cones. One teaches the other about gymnosperms: cycads, ginkoes, gnetophytes, and conifers. He tries to convince his friend how amazing cones are, while she defends...
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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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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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Rotting Away

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What happens at the end of a plant's life cycle? Show kids the natural way that plants show that they're decomposing, as well as the importance of compost, with a lesson about living organisms. After reading Log Cabin by Anne Schreiber,...
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Trees of the Midwest

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
All trees are not created equal. A set of three wildlife conservation lessons has learners examine the characteristics of individual trees. They look at the life cycle of the tree using a story and reference a field guide to identify...
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Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ginkgo trees existed for more than 350 million years, and, at this time, only one species still remains. While plant diversity generally increases over geologic time, some interesting exceptions occur. Young scientists learn about plant...
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The Life Cycle

For Students 3rd Standards
Studying plant, animal, or insect life cycles? Pair a science unit with a reading comprehension worksheet on life cycles. The passage touches briefly on butterfly, plant, frog, and dog life cycles before prompting readers to answer six...
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Water Cycle: Waterwise Gardening

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based instructional activity. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings...
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This Is How Plants Predict Climate Change

For Students 9th - 12th
Sometimes the data to a complex problem is blooming right in front of you. An illustrative video explains how the change in poppy flowering patterns are linked to climate change. 
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Pumpkin Life Cycle

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From seed to jack-o-lantern, young scholars walk step-by-step through the life cycle of pumpkins with this fun art and science activity. After first participating in a shared reading of the children's book Pumpkin, Pumpkin children color...
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Plant Life Cycles

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Plant life cycles are the focus of a life science worksheet that is designed as a reading comprehension exercise. Readers respond to five questions based on the passage.
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Plant, This Is Your Life!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Individuals select a plant, illustrate it in their journal, record observations, and create a life story for their plant that accounts for its features and any unique properties. Using these descriptions, a partner attempts to locate...
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Blow the Roof Off!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Blow the minds of young scientists with this collection of inquiry-based investigations. Based on a series of eight videos, these "hands-on, minds-on" science lessons engage young learners in exploring a wide range of topics from making...
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Life Cycle of a Sunflower

For Teachers 2nd Standards
From a tiny seed needing water and warmth to the bud that will blossom into a flower, elementary pupils illustrate the stages of the sunflower life cycle through dance and drawing.
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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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Photosynthesis - A Survival Guide

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Young scientists learn what it takes for life on Earth to survive with this series of photosynthesis resources. Offering twelve different activities ranging from independent practice worksheets to in depth scientific experiments, this...
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The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
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Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is an all-encompassing overview of the plant kingdom! In this learning exercise, beginning botanists describe characteristics of the four different plant phyla, explain various life cycles, differentiate between monocots and dicots,...
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What Plants Need to Grow

For Teachers K - 2nd
What do seeds need in order to grow into plants? This presentation follows what happened every four days during a seed growth and observation study. Images compare how well two sets of seeds did under specific circumstances. Use this to...