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Kindergarten NGSS From Molecules to Organisms: What do Plants and Animals Need?

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K, Homeschool
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This resource is also available for distance learning. If you teach a bilingual class, we have the student resources in Spanish too. Check outIt's Kindergarten Science Student Resources in Spanish: Plant and Animal Needs

All the ideas you need to teach NGSS K-LS1 are included in these seven lessons.

Lesson #1 Living or Nonliving?

Lesson #2 Basic Needs of Living Things

Lesson #3 Different Animals Live in Different Places, Have Different Types of Shelter,

and Eat Different Types of Food

Lesson #4 What do Plants Need to Live?

Lesson #5 Plant Needs Experiments

Lesson #6 Growing Plants

Lesson #7 STEAM Challenge: Create a New Kind of Animal

Included in the unit are:

- The Standards and Materials needed page (all inexpensive, practical suggestions)

- Essential Vocabulary Cards (12 words)

- Posters of Different Plants and Animals (photos)

- Living / Nonliving Picture Sort

- Living Things Mini Book

- Mini Poster Needs of Living Things

- A Close Look at Sea Turtles Listening Activity

- What Do Plants Need to Live Mini Book

- STEAM Challenge: Create a New Type of Animal

- Charts, Worksheets

-Suggestions for Books to Read

-Suggestions for YouTube Videos

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Total Pages
62 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. Examples of patterns could include that animals need to take in food but plants do not; the different kinds of food needed by different types of animals; the requirement of plants to have light; and, that all living things need water.
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.


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