Next, we are going to model how plants get their matter and energy, but first watch this BrainPop video on Photosynthesis to get an idea of how plants turn sunlight into energy: https://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/photosynthesis/
BIG IDEA 4:
In addition to sunlight, plants get what they need for growth mostly from air and water.
Modeling Plant Growth:
(The images to the right are borrowed from: http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/teaching_ipm/sole/green_sci/plants_need.pdf)
Let's do a skit that shows how plants grow. I need some volunteers who would be comfortable acting and looking silly in front of everyone. You will be recorded!
Here are the steps in the demonstration - Your goal is to remember everything that plants need in order to survive (by the end of the demo):
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