Life Science Lesson Plans in Elementary (Grades K-2) Science

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Seed Dispersal
AFT Science Cadre 
Updated: 
2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
Plants make seeds that can grow into new plants, but if the seeds just fall to the ground under the parent plant, they might not get enough sun,...
Peaceful Changemakers Series
Ashoka 
Updated: 
2020
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Peaceful Changemakers Series. These units are part of a larger series on Peaceful Changemakers for kindergarteners which explores the life and legacy...
It's All About the Beaks
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
All organisms have external parts. Different animals use their body parts in different ways to see, hear, grasp objects, protect themselves, move...
Carbon Dioxide, Temperature, and Human Impact
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Standards aligned
This lesson on carbon dioxide, temperature, and human impact was developed by Hanna Nielsen at the Coastal Ecosystems Institute, and it centers on a...
Energy Flow Activity 4: Food Chains Rummy (Grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students synthesize their understanding of energy flow and trophic relationships through “Food Chains Rummy,” a modified version of the classic card...
My Pet Project
Karen Wezwick 
Updated: 
2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Common Core
The class wants to get a pet. This has small groups research their choice of pet, learn all about it , to determine whether or not it would be a good...
Vote for Nature: Sumatran tiger (Welsh Version)
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This simple activity is a great way to introduce children to some of our most iconic species and the threats they face. But best of all, it only...
Science Read Aloud Lesson- Life Science
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  • Habitats
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Students will enjoy identifying animals that live in different kinds of environments by observing and identifying animals that live over and under...
Dishpan Tide Pools
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What’s the difference between tides and waves? Students find out by creating a model tide pool in a plastic dishpan. As they slowly add water to...
How much do caterpillars eat in one day?
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This is a lesson using monarch larva to cover enduring understandings: Science skills are applied to science investigations and research to know more...