Using the review graphics from the video students will order the stages in the life cycle of a conifer, the pine tree. Use the graphic display to compare conifers to plants that put forth flowers and fruit.
Identify the basic needs of plants.
Students will understand that a lifecycle consists of the different parts of an organism's life as it grows and changes. Lifecycles occur over and over again.
Students will describe the four-stage lifecycle of a typical plant.
Seeds: Most plants begin as seeds. The outside part of ...
Flowering plants vs. conifers: Obtain a large piece of butcher paper and draw a Venn diagram on it. Give one circle the heading, "Flowering Plants" and the other circle the heading, "Conifers". Write "Similarities" above the point where the two circles overlap. Tape the diagram on the board in front of the class. Have a class discussion compa...