Plant Needs – A Third Grade Introduction is a SmartBoard instructional presentation in line with the 3rd Grade SOL’s for the state of Virginia (Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Changes)
Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change
3.8 The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature.
c) plant life cycles.
This lesson focuses on the basic needs of plants. It includes: a Smartboard presentation of the text emphasizing plant parts and responsibilities, some adaptations when climate becomes an issue, introduction to gas exchange, and why plants are green. Terminology is included, as well as one SmartBoard activity (fill in the blank by moving the correct choices into the blanks.). The activity is also included in a PDF file so it can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments.