Science Reads : Plants is an innovative format that combines the reading and science curriculum. A fictional story serves as the jumping off point for real life experiments!
How are plants different? What do they need to live and reproduce? Find out with a gardening story and then dissect a flower to see what’s inside.
CT Grades PreK – 5 Core Scientific Inquiry, Literacy and Numeracy
SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY: Scientific inquiry is a thoughtful and coordinated attempt to search out, describe, explain and predict natural phenomena.
SCIENTIFIC LITERACY: Scientific literacy includes speaking, listening, presenting, interpreting, reading and writing about science.
SCIENTIFIC NUMERACY: Mathematics provides useful tools for the description, analysis and presentation of scientific data and ideas.
K.2 Many different kinds of living things inhabit the earth.
1.2 Living things have different structures and behaviors that allow them to meet their basic needs.
A 12 Describe the different ways that animals, including humans, obtain water and food.
A 13 Describe the different structures plants have for obtaining water and sunlight.
2.2 Plants change their forms as part of their life cycles.
A 19 Describe the life cycles of flowering plants as they grow from seeds, proceed through maturation and produce new seeds.