FoodPrints Curriculum

Edible Plant Parts

Theme:

Understanding Plant Parts

Standards Alignment:

Next Generation Science Standards

Common Core ELA

Grade Level:

1st Grade

Season:

Fall / September

Overview

The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand that plants have different parts and that we eat different parts of different plants. Students will also begin to understand the structure and form of each plant part and work collaboratively to sort plants by which part we eat. In the garden, they will observe and draw plants and identify the different parts of edible plants growing there.

Big Idea

We eat different parts of different plants.

Guiding Questions

  • Why do plants have different parts?
  • Why do we eat different parts of different plants?

 

Instructional Video to Support Teaching This Lesson