NGSS Aligned Resources for 5-LS1-1.
Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.
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Life Science Toolbox for Fifth GradeLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Pond Scum: Investigating MicroorganismsLesson Planet
5th - 12th
Sometimes things can be hidden in plain sight. Assist your young biologists as they explore the hidden lives of microorganisms surviving in water. Pupils bring samples of water to class and view these under the microscope to witness the...
Plant Life: How Does Your Garden GrowLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Get your botanists growing with this STEM lesson plan. Your super scientists measure soil, plant, observe, record, then graph and present their findings to answer the driving question, How do different fertilizers affect the growth of...
Components of Soil and Water RetentionLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
What type of soil holds in moisture the best? Find out with a guided-inquiry based lesson in which scholars investigate three types of soil—sand, clay, and silt—and the ability of each to retain waiter for plant growth. Learners graph...
Environmental Tree Awareness Field BookLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Trees are everywhere! Yet what do these majestic organisms do for their ecosystem, and why do some have leaves and some have needles? During a five-day activity, young scientists investigate trees by analyzing the water cycle,...
"Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal AgricultureLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Think like an engineer and an agricultural scientist over the course of 12 lessons in a STEM based unit. Young scientists take on the roles of animal physiologists, animal geneticists, agricultural engineers, animal nutritionists, and...
LS1C - Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in OrganismsLesson Planet
6 mins K - 12th
How do you plan to approach standard LS1C, Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms? Avoid information overload with helpful advice in a short video. Topics include energy sources, relationships between organisms, and...
Algae: Tiny Plants with Big Energy PotentialLesson Planet
5th - 7th
My, what big energy potential you have! Scholars learn about the energy potential of using algae as a biofuel. A PowerPoint presentation first describes the structure of algae and then how researchers use algae as biofuel to produce energy.
Trees are Terrific...Inside and Out!Lesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Trees are the star of a three-step unit celebrating Arbor Day. Step one takes an in-depth look into the structure of a tree, the process of photosynthesis, and the benefits of the leafy giants. Step two challenges scholars to create a...