Cycling Through Plants

by: Ann Cavallo

Through a sequence of three related learning cycles--exploring seeds, germinating seeds and monitoring plant experiments--third-grade students answer answer these and other questions about plant growth and discover that new seeds are made from the plants they grow. The activities in these learning cycles are not new, however they are uniquely presented as connected learning experiences with some cycles occuring simultaneously.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_07_22Volume 042Issue 07

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