Module Summary – Plants and Animals (2nd Ed.)
The Plants and Animals Module provides experiences that heighten young students' awareness of the different ways that plants and animals meet their needs. Students care for plants to learn what they need to grow and develop. They observe the structures of plants and discover ways to propagate new plants from mature plants (from seeds, bulbs, roots, and stem cuttings). They observe and describe changes that occur as plants grow, and organize their observations on a calendar and in a notebook. They build a terrarium and provide for the needs of both plants and animals living together in a classroom habitat. They read about and view photographs and videos of plants and animals living in different habitats.
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For a description of each investigation in the Plants and Animals Module and the correlations to the National Science Education Standards, download the Module Overview PDF.
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