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Plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.

 
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Survival of a Plant

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Did you know that plants need water and sunlight to survive?

 
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2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can you recognize the parts of a plant?

 
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Celery Experiment

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can you change the color of celery?

 
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Photosynthesis...How it All Works

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 8 - Rain Forest
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 8 - Rain Forest
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Leaves and plants are essential to the world, but just how do they work? This lesson demonstrates for students the process in a simple way.

 
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Pumpkins!! The Forgotten Fruit

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 3 - Apples, Pumpkins and Bread!! OH! My!!
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Unit 3 - Apples, Pumpkins and Bread!! OH! My!!
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Recognizing that plants do not grow without certain elements within their system and life cycle can be confusing if children do not understand they must all be present at the same time.

 
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Designing a Salt Water/Fresh Water Experiment

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Where Does It Live?
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Where Does It Live?
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By testing a hypothesis, students gain a clearer understanding of how plants must adapt to their environment

 
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Will My Carrot Top Grow Plants?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can carrot tops grow and change with water?

 
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Sunlight and Darkness Part 1

2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

SWBAT design their own sun and dark experiment based on previous work with plants and experimental design.

 
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All About Plants

2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Communicating understanding about a topic is an important part of demonstrating scientific understanding. Writing a book is one way to do this.

 
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Which Soil Holds More Water

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Resources
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Earth's Resources
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sort, analyze and compare a variety of soil types.

 
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Sunlight and Darkness Part 2

2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
2nd Grade Science » Unit: How Does It Grow
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students have a better understanding of an experiment when they create the steps and then have to follow just those steps to complete their experiment.

 
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