STEAM Project:Grade 2Pollinators
NGSS: 2-LS2-2. Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.Part 1
Parts of a PlantIdentify plant parts and their functions.
IXL InteractivePart 2
PollinationPollination is the process of moving pollen from plant to plant. This allows plants to make more plants.How do plants make more plants?
Stop Motion Animation on Pollination from the Singing ZoologistAll About Pollination Easy Science for Kids: All About PollinationPart 3The Pollinators Who are the pollinators?Part 4The Bees Learn ten facts about honey bees form NatGeo kidsQuestion: What is the problem we are having with bees? Look at the graphWhat do you see?What does it mean?Part 5Help the Bees! Pollination DeviceTask: The bees need your help! Your team needs to create a device that will pollinate flowers!Requirements Pollinator needs to move 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) pollen from Flower A to Flower B. You can only make 5 visits from Flower A to Flower B.ConstraintsPollinator must be a one piece device. It must be able to be carried. You may only carry from plant to plant (no blowing or using hands to move the pollen).Materialscoffee filterspipe cleanersstrawsstickscupscotton balls Tools ScissorsTapeGlueRulersTwo FlowersUse the Design Loop Model to solve the problem:Dorian Gemellaro
Last Modified on June 25, 2019