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Plant & Animal Superpowers

Plant & Animal Structures and Survival

Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

NGSS Standards covered: K-2-ETS1-1 , 1-LS3-1 , 1-LS1-2 , 1-LS1-1
In this unit, students explore how parts of plants and animals are essential for survival. Students also make observations of parents and their offspring, determining how they are similar and how their behaviors help offspring survive. Less
  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

For your reference, these are all the assessments included at the end of each Mystery from this unit:

Lesson 1: Animal Structures & Survival

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Read-Along Lesson 2: Animal Behavior & Offspring Survival

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Lesson 3: Camouflage & Animal Survival

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Read-Along Lesson 4: Inheritance & Variation of Traits

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Lesson 5: Plant Survival & Engineering

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Read-Along Lesson 6: Plant Movement & Survival

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