Producers Make Their Own Food

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During an inquiry-based instructional activity, scholars decide which variable to test and then design an experiment to determine the needs of producers. After two weeks, they complete a full analysis and research paper.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Research how plants use the oxygen they take in, as many learners may only know that plants give off oxygen
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires prior knowledge of the different food sources for plants versus animals, the fact that photosynthesis produces oxygen, and the concept of food as fuel
  • Lesson takes 12 days to complete
  • Lesson is the third in a seven-part series
Pros

  • Includes accommodation and extension ideas
  • Provides discussion questions and ideal answers
  • Offers a grading rubric for easier scoring
Cons

  • None
Common Core