Plants Activity 1.2 Overview

Target Student Performance

Students ask and record specific questions about changes in matter and energy in response to the unit driving question: How do you think that a plant grows, moves, and functions?

Resources You Provide

Resources Provided

Recurring Resources


Prepare your computer for showing the PPT as well as a time lapse video of a plant growing . Have 1 copy for each student of 1.2 Expressing Ideas and Questions Tool for Plants Growing, 1.2 Plants Storyline Reading: Learning from the Work of Asima Chatterjee, and sticky notes. If you are using it, print one copy of the Big Idea Probe: Houseplant for a Busy Family for each student.