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Sustainable Agriculture Activity: Aquaponics

Grade Level Grades K-2
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards


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Access Free Lesson Plan Here: Plants Without Soil?

This lesson introduces students to the benefits of an aquaponics system, especially in areas where clean soil and water are scarce.

Step 1 - Inquire: Students answer questions about what plants need to grow and make predictions about what an aquaponics system is.

Step 2 - Investigate: Students learn about aquaponics systems by watching videos and having a discussion.

Step 3 - Inspire: Students set up their aquaponics system in the classroom and create journals for recording predictions and observations.

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Plants Without Soil_ - SubjectToClimate - SML (1).pdf

Lesson Plan
February 28, 2023
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Plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


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