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Pumpkin Unit and Life Cycle Activities NGSS 3-LS1-1

Grade Levels
3rd
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Pages
20 pages
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Learning Objective

Students will develop a model to show the life cycle of a pumpkin. They will participate in fun life cycle activities and make a cute pumpkin craft.

Description

Pumpkin Unit: Students will love these pumpkin activities and learning all about pumpkins. This pumpkin unit explores the pumpkin Life Cycle with hands-on pumpkin life cycle activities. Great October activity! Great for Halloween! Includes pumpkin life cycle cards and a cute pumpkin craft. See more ideas for Teaching About Pumpkins

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

This is a great resource for teaching about organisms and focuses on pumpkins and the life cycle of a pumpkin.

This resource is aligned with 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 includes:

  • hands-on lessons
  • interactive notebook flaps
  • task cards
  • life cycle sorting cards
  • a true/false sort
  • a nonfiction article
  • response pages
  • a seed experiment
  • a layered book
  • two smoosh books

Great for Halloween and October activities!

For NGSS 3rd Grade

Next Generation Science Standards

Science Concepts Include:

Making predictions

Making observations

The life cycle of a pumpkin

What plants need

Parts of plants

Seed germination

This resource is also available in 3rd Grade Complete Life Science Unit

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Please see some of my other resources for 3rd grade:

STEM Magnet Unit With Interactive Notebook Folds and Flaps

STEM Balloon Rocket Lesson

Camouflage Lesson With Slide Show

Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

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NGSS3-LS1-1
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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