Reflection: Modeling Planting for a Purpose - Section 2: Planting


With dirt and water involved it can get quite messy. In order for this part to go more smoothly, I model how to do both. I start by showing them the right way and then model what might happen if I do not follow the procedure. I find that by modeling both correct and incorrect it keeps from things getting out of hand. Students are more aware of their actions especially when we start moving and excited over the activity. 

  Modeling Dirt and Water
  Modeling: Modeling Dirt and Water
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Planting for a Purpose

Unit 7: Life Science
Lesson 4 of 14

Objective: SWBAT describe the structures of the plant as they grow from their own seed. They will connect this learning to information we discover about plant structures.

Big Idea: Planting is fun task, but in this lesson students will get to watch as the plant structures grow. They will then connect what they know about plant survival and growth to their observations.

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Science, plants, Growth and Development, structural features, life science
  30 minutes
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