This product is an investigation into the Next Generation Science Standard of Energy (K-PS3-2). It is an engaging investigation that encourages students to create and build structures that can be used to help living things. This investigation can be used in conjunction with the Ready Set Let’s Grow Scientific Method of Investigation Poster package. Included in this package is a story about Izzy the Lizard, worksheets to help students understand the idea of lessening the suns effect, a section on which students can design and draw their investigation, and a worksheet to help students communicate their results to the class. Also included is a list of the Next Generation Science Standards with the standard this investigation covers highlighted. All you need to supply is the students and the materials. It’s as easy as ready set let’s grow!