Plants Activity 6.2 Overview

Target Student Performance

Students develop integrated accounts of how all plants grow, move and function through the processes of photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and biosynthesis.

Resources You Provide

  • computers (1 per pair of students, for option 2 in step 2)
  • blank posters (1 per pair of students or small group, for option 3 in step 2

Resources Provided

Recurring Resources


Decide how students will construct their explanations (see options in step 3 of the directions). If students will use the worksheet, prepare one copy of 6.2 Functions of All Plants Worksheet for each student. If students will create a PowerPoint, check that computers or tablets are working and ready. If students will make a poster, get one poster for each pair of students or small group. Decide how you will have students present their explanations (see step 4 of the directions). Prepare a computer and a projector to display the PPT.