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Teaching Functions in Plants

Functions in Plants

In this activity, students will extend their knowledge of different structures of plants that have different functions to help them gather nutrients from their environment so they can grow and survive. Students will use what they learn in the reading to make predictions about how the survival of a specific plant species would be impacted without a certain structure.

Core Knowledge Foundation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How do plant structures work together to help plants stay alive?
STANDARDS:

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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