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Lesson Plan

Plants: vessels in plants

Summary: 
Use a microscope to see the cells that transport water up the plant. Print with plants, which highlights the vessels.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Curriculum connection (2005 science topic): 
Life Science: Plant Growth and Changes (grade 3)
Procedure: 

Discuss how plants get water to all parts of the plant (via the xylem vessels) and how food moves from the leaves to the rest of the plant (via the phloem).
Do the activities in any order, maybe rotate through stations.

Grades tested: 
Gr 3
Teacher: 
Ingrid
Tracy Povey
Site tested: 
General Gordon Elementary