Lesson details

Grade
1
Subject

Science

Math

Topic

Measurement and Data Analysis

Structures of plants

Subtopic

Observe stages of development of a flowering plant as it grows from a seed

Recommended Technology: 

Smart board, iPads 

Other instructional materials or notes: 

1. See-Saw app for iPad 
2. pumpkins 
3. Outdoor area/garden for growing pumpkin seeds 
4. Paper
5. Pencil 
6. Rulers or tape measures 
7. Tape 
8. Cardboard 
9. Markers

Lifecycle of a Pumpkin

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

For this project-based lesson, students will learn the parts of a pumpkin, create their own measurement tools and measure the height of pumpkins, and plant their own pumpkin seeds to learn the life cycle of a plant (pumpkin plant). 

Essential Question: 

1. How can we create our own rulers to measure pumpkins?
2. What do plants need to grow?

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