Common Core Aligned Resources for MS-LS1-6.
Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.
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The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food
4 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Meet adorable, animated chloroplasts as they produce glucose with the help of the sun. Viewers learn how carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and electrons are combined to form carbohydrates with an engaging video. The narrator also explains how...
Ecological Pyramids interdependence, food chains, food webs, trophic levels
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scientists explore the interdependence of organisms with this simple life science activity. Using the provided template, learners create and label tiered pyramids that model the hierarchy of trophic levels in ecosystems.
Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade
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...
Understanding Food Chains and Food Webs
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Jump into an exploration of marine ecosystems with the first lesson in this four-part series. After first learning about crustaceans, mollusks, and other forms of sea life, young marine biologists view a PowerPoint presentation that...
Can Photosynthesis Occur at Saturn?
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
In the 19th activity of 22, learners determine if distance from a light source affects photosynthesis. Participants capture oxygen in straws and find that the amount of water the gas displaces is proportional to the rate of photosynthesis.