Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life

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Title:

Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life

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http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/living-sunlight/

Content Source:

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

This lesson uses the book Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life to teach students the basics of photosynthesis and the role the sun plays in keeping plant and animal life alive and thriving on Earth.

Content Standard(s):
Science
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 5
8 ) Defend the position that plants obtain materials needed for growth primarily from air and water.


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.5.8- Recognize that plants obtain materials needed for growth primarily from air and water.


Science
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 5
9 ) Construct an illustration to explain how plants use light energy to convert carbon dioxide and water into a storable fuel, carbohydrates, and a waste product, oxygen, during the process of photosynthesis.


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.5.9- Using a given model, recognize that plants use light energy to make their own food during the process of photosynthesis.


Tags: carbon dioxide, Living Sunlight How Plants Bring the Earth to Life, Molly Bang, oxygen, Penny Chisholm, photosynthesis, plants, sunlight
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Author: Stephanie Carver