Lesson details

Grade
Kindergarten
Subject

Science

English Language Arts

Topic

Communication

Organisms depend on environment

Use science and engineering practices

Writing

Subtopic

Explorations, observations, or structured investigations

Meaning and Context-Present ideas through multimedia/modalities

Meaning, Context, and Craft-Write informative/explanatory text

Structured investigations, plants live, grow

Recommended Technology: 

-Computer
-Smart Board

Other instructional materials or notes: 

-Video: https://scetv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/sesame-water/water-sesame-street/
-Chart paper
-Markers
-Celery
-Jars
-Water
-Four types of food coloring 
-Pencil 
-Plant Journals 
-Crayons 

Celery Experiment

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

The students will learn about the importance of water and how plants need it in order to grow. They will investigate the color change in a celery experiment and record their findings in their plant observation journals. 

Essential Question: 

Why is water important for plants to grow? 

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