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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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  • Hands-on lead students in the doing of science and engineering.
  • NGSS-aligned and Common Core make the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards and support Common Core.
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Power of Flowers

Life Cycle, Traits, & Heredity

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments
Tip: This unit picks up where Plant Adventures leaves off. If your students haven’t learned about what plants need for survival, we suggest that you teach Plant Adventures first.

Power of Flowers (Grades 2-4) Mystery 1: Flowering & Reproduction

Why do plants grow flowers?

Exploration (31 min)
Activity: Make a Flower (30 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Power of Flowers (Grades 2-4) Mystery 2: Reproduction

Why do plants give us fruit?

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Science Fruit or Vegetable (25 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Power of Flowers (Grades 2-4) Mystery 3: Inheritance, Traits, & Selection

Why are some apples red and some green?

Exploration (25 min)
Activity: Apple Taste Test (25 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Power of Flowers (Grades 2-4) Mystery 4: Fruiting, Reproduction

How could you make the biggest fruit in the world?

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Odd One Out (35 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)