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Power of Flowers

Plant Life Cycle & Heredity

2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

NGSS Standards covered: 3-LS3-1 , 3-LS1-1
In this unit, students discover how plants reproduce by exploring the process of pollination and fruiting. They also investigate how plant traits are inherited from parent plants, and how favorable plant traits can be enhanced by humans via artificial selection. Less
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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.

💜 Teaching remotely? Adapt this unit using our Distance Learning Guides.

Optional: Start this unit with an anchor phenomenon. Read more