2. Introduce phenomenon: How can we grow plants for food in our community?
3. How and where do plants grow?
4. Seed examination
5. Build a terrarium
6. How would weather affect our plant's growth?
7. Weather demonstration
8. Can plants grow well in certain parts of the world?
9. Lotus Leaf Demonstration
10. Engineer a solution to protect your plant from a frost
.The participant will...
- explore different plant adaptions for survival in their environment
- receive an example of 3-dimensional teaching and learning
- learn to grow their own plants for food
3-LS3-1. Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation in these traits exists in a group of similar organisms.
3-LS3-2. Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.
3-LS4-3. Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.
3-LS4-4. Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.
3-ESS2-2. Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.
3-5-ETS1-2. Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.