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Coloring the Life Cycle of Fruits and Vegetables

Lesson Description:
ColoringLifeCycle Students will be able to:
  • Classify plants according to observable features (color).
  • Identify and describe the similarities and differences among plants as relates to their physical structure, growth, and change.

Lesson Type:
  • Project

Sustainability Topic:
  • Gardening

GEF Program Category:
  • Green Thumb Challenge

Time Needed:
15 minutes
Standards Addressed:
  • Science standard 5: Understand the structure and function of cells and organisms.
    • Benchmark # 2: Know that living things go through a process of growth and change
  • Science standard 12: Understand the nature of scientific inquiry.
    • Benchmark # 1: use their senses to make observations about living things.
    • Benchmark # 2: record information collected about the physical world (e.g., in drawings,simple data charts).

Materials Needed:
  • Included coloring worksheet provided below
  • Coloring utensils

School or Group:
Green Education Foundation (GEF)
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Lesson Documents:
application/pdf ColoringLifeCycles.pdf
Located in: Science

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