A Mini Lesson on Specialized Root Systems

Unit 6: Plants: Structures and Processes
Lesson 12 of 14

Objective: Students will be able to identify how roots function to help a plant survive.

Big Idea: Students dig up a dandelion to identify the type of root it is and how it functions. Can we tell why dandelions are so invasive by looking at the root structure?

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Science, plants, Processes (Construction), drawing conclusions, metric measurement, observing, specialzed structure, structures, bees
  50 minutes
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