4th Grade PBL Science | Plant & Animal Structures | Science Fair Project

$7.00

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Description

This 3-week project-based learning (science-focused) research-based unit is the perfect way to teach reading, writing, research skills, and plan/host a science fair in one engaging, real-world unit. Your students will use key standards, such as research, reading comprehension, and inquiry in a real-life scenario. The best part about PBL is that student choice and differentiation are built in!

 

Driving Question: How can we create models of plant and animal structures to help young children learn about how various organisms function?

 

NGSS Standard Covered:

  • NGSS. 4-LS1-1. Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.

 

Students are challenged to plan a school or classroom science fair and create a presentation for the science fair using their research on plan & animal structures.

 

Banish those boring worksheets and get your students excited about real life learning! This 3-week project covers the following skills:

  • Research
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Compare & Contrast Writing
  • Design & Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Presentation Skills

 

Included in this Resource:

  • Lesson Outline
  • Sample Pacing
  • Teacher Guide with Lesson Plans
  • Scaffolded Research Notes
  • Rubric & Sample Answers

 

Plus, a BONUS digital version is included as well!

Standards & Level

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Writing

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