Through hands-on discovery, students will explore the life cycle of plants and investigate the relationship between structure and function as they examine the amazing world of plant adaptations. Activity options include an exploration of your school yard or for field trips, the sanctuary meadow.
Locations: Your schoolyard, a suitable community greenspace, or either Broad Meadow Brook or Wachusett Meadow.
Wachusett Meadow, Princeton
Your school or other location
3, 4, 5
Please see brochure
Learning Standards Supported:
3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS3-1 - Heredity--Inheritance and Variation of Traits - plant/animal inhereted traits evidence
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web