This is a compete unit on Growth and Changes in Plants for Grade 3 Science. I have designed this unit to reflect the Ontario Curriculum. It includes ideas for hands-on learning, worksheets, experiments, lesson extensions, games, words for a word wall, and a unit test.
In this package there are 10 lessons, each of which take approximately 40 minutes to complete. Each lesson begins with an information page with lesson extensions and is followed by information and an activity or worksheet to help cement the learning.
Lesson 1: Life Cycle of a Plant, Parts of a Seed, and Seed Dissection
Lesson 2: What Do Plants need? and Photosynthesis
Lesson 3: Planting Seeds
Lesson 4: Parts of a Plant, Parts of a Flower, Plant Dissection
Lesson 5: Plant Stems
Lesson 6: Seeds of the Move and The Amazing Seed Race
Lesson 7: Plant Uses, How we use Plants
Lesson 8: Plant Adaptations and Plant Environments
Lesson 9: Produce Production, Organic Farming
Lesson 10: Environmental Threats
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Other units by Mrs. Montroy's Educational Resources include:
Soils in the Environment Complete UnitStrong and Stable Structures Complete UnitForces Causing Movement Complete Unit