Covering 5th grade plant structure topics such as photosynthesis, cellular respiration, plant transport systems, and vascular/non-vascular plants.
In fifth grade, students explore plant and animal adaptations. Here's a fun activity you can do at home to explore a plant adaptation called phototropism.
Shows the chemical formulas for photosynthesis and respiration, along with helpful explanations.
With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
Photosynthesis, the starting point for energy's travels through life. Energy flowing through nature travels from the sun to the plants which use photosynthesis to convert it to carbohydrates for animals to use.
Here's a fun activity that will have your class researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
What really happens when you sprinkle that watering can? Here's a classic science experiment (younger than 5th grade, but helpful nonetheless) that shows how plants absorb water.
An activity that explores the coloration of leaves.
From the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill textbooks, this online resource has video clips and quizzes for 5th grade living science.