Grades 1 and 3 (Elementary 1-2)
Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 3 (Elementary 1-2)
Kindergarten - Grade 3 (Elementary 2)
Extreme close-up of germinating tomato seeds.
A simple description of the plant processes of pollination and fertilization.
This animation uses a tomato plant to learn about the parts of plants and their function.
A quick and simple, white-board animation of how a plant grows from a seed. The video introduces concepts of germination and photosynthesis. (2:11 min.)
Learn the differences between living and nonliving things. Things which can grow, move, breathe and reproduce are called living things.
A Vocabulary Preview learning strategy is used to help students develop and increase their working vocabulary about a topic or inquiry by providing students the opportunity to identify and familiarize themselves with vocabulary before and during an inquiry or other learning experience.
The Vocabulary Evolution learning strategy encourages students to reflect and revise their thinking about vocabulary words for a given topic.
The Planning Steps Organizer learning strategy is used to plan the steps in a process, such as an inquiry or exploration.
The Key Concept Exploration learning strategy is used to teach and reinforce students’ understanding of key concepts.
A Q + Q Observations Organizer learning strategy is used to develop and practice the skill of making qualitative and quantitative observations.
An Observation Pass strategy provides students with the opportunity to work collaboratively to make detailed observations about objects, places and/or events in their environment.
The Five Senses Observation learning strategy encourages students to use all of their senses to gather information and to use the skill of observing to learn about objects, events and/or places in their environment.