3. Student Learning Map

  • Topic:09 - Big Idea 16: Heredity and Reproduction
  • Subject(s):Science
  • Days:10
  • Grade(s):1
Key Learning: Plants and animals are similar to, but not exactly like their parents or each other.   (Course Code: 5020020)
Unit Essential Question(s):
 
 

What can we learn from watching living things grow and change?

   
Concept:

Animals Grow and Change

 See Activities Big Idea 16 in Attached Documents
Concept:

Plants Grow and Change

  See Activities Big Idea 16 in Attached Documents
Concept:
Lesson Essential Question(s):

How are young animals like their parents?

(A)

What are some ways young animals are different from their parents?

(A)

What are some ways kittens can look different? (variations in populations)

(A)

As people grow from a baby to an adult what changes happen?

(A)

How can people be different from each other? (Compare and Contrast)

(ET)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

In what ways do seedlings look like the plants that produced the seeds?

(A)

How is an oak seedling different from a grown oak tree? (Compare and Contrast)

(ET)

What are some ways roses can look different from each other? (variations in populations)

(A)

What do seedlings and young animals have in common? (Abstracting)

(ET)
Lesson Essential Question(s):
Vocabulary:

offspring, growth, parent

Vocabulary:

seedling

Vocabulary:

Additional Information:

Harcourt Science

Animals:pp. 265, 270, 275

Plants:pp. 296-299, 301

 Sciencesaurus:Grade 2/3 pp. 79-127

Writing in Science:
Choose your favorite animal. In your science journal, describe some ways the baby animal is like the parent.

Plants:

http://www.copper-tree.ca/garden/index.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/plants_animals_env.shtml

http://www.mgonline.com/experimentsforkids.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/growing_plants.shtml

Animals:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/classification/kc_classification_main.htm

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/games/animalclassgame.htm

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Extending Thinking Lesson:

Vocabulary Report

  • offspring - the young animal of a mother and father animal
  • seedling - a young plant grown from a seed
  • growth - to increase in size
  • parent - the mother or father