Life Science Lesson Plan Templates 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,...
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...
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...
Schoolyard Biodiversity Unit- By Courtney Ellingson
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
Students in grades k,1-2 will understand and explain biodiversity. Students will demonstrate an understanding of biodiversity by creating a short...
Classification Activity 3: Plant Classification (Grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
Standards aligned
After learning about and observing the differences between flowering and nonflowering plants, students go outside and search for plants in schoolyard...
Classification Activity 2: Animal Classification (Grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students use EOL Species Cards to sort and make observations of animals, then use the RAFT writing strategy to create short presentations about the...
Energy Flow Activity 1: Predators and Prey (Grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students apply their understanding of physical characteristics and biological classification of different organisms through a game of classification...
Adaptations Activity 5: Create a Creature (Grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students apply their understanding of adaptations by designing their own organisms to survive in different habitats. Students will design and share...
Understanding Behavioral and Physical Adaptations
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
After learning about and exploring plant and animal adaptations, students research local organisms with interesting adaptations and share findings...
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 3: How Diverse is Biodiversity? (grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students explore biodiversity statistics by hypothesizing the number of animal species and comparing to scientific estimates. Download the Educators...