Posts Tagged ‘Living Organisms’

Children’s Literature: Pass the Energy Please

pass the energy

This book is awesome for teaching food chains and food webs. It discusses the flow of energy and gives students an example of food chains.

Kindergarten Plant Unit – Plant Needs and Pollination

Kindergarten Plant Unitscience_matters_kndg_plants

Monarch Butterfly Hotel

Monarch Butterfly Hotel–Lesson Plan

Leaf Man

LeafMan

´╗┐After introducing the five senses, I use the book Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert to introduce a lesson on scientific observation. After reading the book, we go on a nature walk where students collect leaves and other objects found in nature. After our nature walk, students complete an observation sheet about how the nature items look, feel, smell and sound. At the end of the lesson, students get to use their creativity to turn their nature items into a person or an animal.

How Do Plants Absorb Water?

How Do Plants Absorb Water?

Life Cycles of Animals: Emphasis on a Whale’s Journey

Life Cycles of Animals: Emphasis on a Whale’s Journey

Life Cycle of a Seed

Life Cycle of a Seed