Life Cycle of a Sunflower NGSS 3-LS1-1

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Life Cycle of a Sunflower: Students will learn about a sunflower's life cycle. Students will read about sunflowers and all the stages of their life. This resource has sorting cards so that students can make a model of the life cycle of a sunflower. This resource addresses the standard for 3rd-grade NGSS 3-LS1-1 Students will learn all about the life cycle of a sunflower with these great sunflower activities.

This resource addresses the NGSS Disciplinary Core Idea: Molecules and Organisms: Structure and Processes.

This resource includes:

  • lesson plans
  • task cards
  • sequencing cards
  • an informational text passage
  • response pages
  • interactive notebook flaps
  • lab ideas

Addressed: NGSS 3-LS1-1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

This resource is also aligned with the science standards for Utah's third grade.

Utah SEEd 3.2.1 Develop models to describe patterns of change that organisms go through during their life cycles. Emphasize that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles, but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

The following Science and Engineering Practices will be used by students:

Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)

Developing and using models

Planning and carrying out investigations

Analyzing and interpreting data

Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering) Engaging in argument from evidence

Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

For NGSS 3rd Grade

Next Generation Science Standards

Science Concepts include:

Life Cycle of Plants

Growth and Development of Plants

Seasonal Changes

The sequence of Life Cycle

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death. Changes organisms go through during their life form a pattern. Assessment of plant life cycles is limited to those of flowering plants. Assessment does not include details of human reproduction.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.


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