Where Do Plants Get The Materials They Need? (Day 1: Gathering Evidence to Support Your Claim)

Unit 3: Transfer of Energy and Matter Through Organisms in an Ecosystem
Lesson 4 of 14

Objective: SWBAT support their argument that plants get the energy they need to live and grow from either the sun, air, water, or soil by collecting evidence through multiple experiments.

Big Idea: Students work through the steps of the scientific method to set up and control variables in three experiments. They will collect evidence through these experiments to support their claim that plants get their energy from the sun, water, soil, or air.

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