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Exploring Pollination Through Creativity

Grade: 2 (limit 30 students)
Time: 60 minutes

 

PollinationClass 

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Students will explore the world of flowers and pollination through creative stories. They will work in groups to research types of pollinators and flowers using provided media. Students will show an understanding of the concepts by writing and acting out stories. Skits can be recorded or photographed for later use in the classroom. This lesson is presented by Sedgwick County Master Gardener volunteers.

Availability: 4 weeks advance notice is required to schedule this lesson.

Standards: 

  • 2-LS2-2 - Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants 
  • LS2.A - Plants depend on animal for pollination or to move their seeds around
  • ETS1.B - Designs can be conveyed through sketches, drawings or physical models
  • Other Standards: Social Studies- Then and Now; English/Language Arts Themes, Relationships, and Choices

Writing:

  • W.1.6 - With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers
  • W.2.3 - Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborate event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings

Teacher Provides: 

  • Prior review of the definition of pollination
  • Technology to show the video link for the class
  • Tables arranged to divide the class into small groups

 

A PDF version of the order information is available here for planning purposes only.