90 minutes

From the smallest seed to the tallest flower, plants feed us, clothe us, heal us and inspire us. How does something so small become so important?

Students will learn about the life cycle of a plant including how they make their own food. Then they will put their skills to the test as be plant professors, teaching their friends about a new plant and horticulturists as they plant their very own plant to take home.

1st Grade

  • Life Science: An organism is a living thing that has physical characteristics to help it survive
  • FOSS Grades 1 and 2 New Plants Module

2nd Grade

  • Life Science: Each plant or animal has different structures or behaviors that serve different functions
  • FOSS Grades 1 and 2 New Plants Module

3rd Grade

  • Life Science: The duration and timing of life cycle events such as reproduction and longevity vary across organisms and species

4th Grade:

  • Life Science: There is interaction and interdependence between and among living and nonliving components of systems
  • FOSS Grades 3 and 4 Structure of Life Module

5th Grade

  • Life Science: All organisms have structures and systems with separate functions

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Fort Collins, CO 80526

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