Life Science Lesson Plans

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My Body
My Body
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My Body
This simple lesson plan will help your students gain a basic understanding of different body parts.
Kindergarten
Science
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Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
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Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
Teach your students about living and nonliving things with this interactive lesson that keeps your class engaged as they learn!
Preschool
Science
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Parts of a Plant
Parts of a Plant
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Parts of a Plant
Root, stem, flower, leaf! In this hands-on science lesson, your students will create their own plants to help them identify and remember the parts of a plant.
1st grade
Science
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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Let your students spread their wings with this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a butterfly. A fun song will get your class moving and a variety of different worksheets will suit any class.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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How Plants Grow
How Plants Grow
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How Plants Grow
In this lesson, students will learn about what plants need to survive. They will then have a chance to grow their own plant!
Preschool
Science
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Life Cycle of a Plant
Life Cycle of a Plant
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Life Cycle of a Plant
From seed to flower, students will learn all about the life cycle of a plant in this science lesson. Your class will discover what living things need to grow, and learn the various stages of a plant’s life span, with new vocabulary words.
1st grade
Science
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Breathe In, Breathe Out: The Respiratory System
Breathe In, Breathe Out: The Respiratory System
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Breathe In, Breathe Out: The Respiratory System
Show your students the parts that work together to make a person breath! Have them compare the lungs of a healthy person, the lungs of a smoker, the lungs of a city resident, and the lungs of a miner.
4th grade
Science
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From Seeds to Plants
From Seeds to Plants
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From Seeds to Plants
Preschool students love to observe their environment. Invite them to discover how seeds grow and develop into plants with this class project-based lesson.
Preschool
Science
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What is Recycling?
What is Recycling?
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What is Recycling?
What is recycling all about? What can and can't be recycled? What can I do to help others understand the importance of recycling? This activity helps students answer all of these questions as they learn about saving planet Earth.
2nd grade
Science
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Natural Resources
Natural Resources
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Natural Resources
Without natural resources, our world would be a very different place. Help your class understand the importance of water, plants, and soil with this exploratory science lesson.
1st grade
Science
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All About the Digestive System
All About the Digestive System
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All About the Digestive System
Use this lesson to show your students how food travels from the mouth to the stomach. Additionally, show them how the digestive system delivers important nutrients to other parts of the body and also excretes wastes from the body.
4th grade
Science
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
In this lesson, you will use “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to teach students about the butterfly life cycle. After listening to the story read aloud, students will use their knowledge to create their own butterfly life cycles!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Phonics With The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Phonics With The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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Phonics With The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Caterpillars and the hard C sound come together in this colorful lesson. With help from the ever-popular *The Very Hungry Caterpillar* by Eric Carle, students will learn about metamorphosis while developing their phonics skills.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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The Life Cycle of a Chicken Art Project
The Life Cycle of a Chicken Art Project
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The Life Cycle of a Chicken Art Project
Your students will love this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a chicken. It gives students the chance to visualize the steps that occur from a chick's birth to when it becomes a chicken!
Preschool
Science
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Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
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Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
Use this lesson to teach your students about the different types of species and how to categorize them! Your students will learn characteristics about vertebrates and invertebrates.
2nd grade
Science
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Learn About The Brain
Learn About The Brain
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Learn About The Brain
Use this lesson to teach your students how the different parts of a brain are responsible for any act they do. This lesson will teach your students how a 3.5 pound organ controls a grown human being!
5th grade
Science
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Parts of a Tree
Parts of a Tree
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Parts of a Tree
What's so great about a tree? With this lesson, your students will be able to find out by exploring the benefits of trees through a beautiful story, catchy song and fun drawing activity.
Kindergarten
Science
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Sprouting Seeds
Sprouting Seeds
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Sprouting Seeds
After this lesson you will have a group of prospective farmers in your class. They plant seeds and learn what seeds need to grow.
Preschool
Science
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
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Living or Nonliving? How to Tell
One of the basic concepts in science is recognizing that all things can be classified as living or nonliving. In this lesson, your students will explore the characteristics of living and nonliving things with engaging hands-on activities.
2nd grade
Science
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Where is My Home?
Where is My Home?
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Where is My Home?
Students will go wild for this hands-on habitat lesson. Who can help the animals find their homes?
1st grade
Science
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Heartbeats: Learning about the Heart
Heartbeats: Learning about the Heart
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Heartbeats: Learning about the Heart
This lesson will make your students realize that even though they take their heart for granted, the heart is working hard to pump blood to different parts of the body to keep them healthy and running!
3rd grade
Science
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A Tree Can Be...
A Tree Can Be...
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A Tree Can Be...
Give your young forest rangers a chance to see all the things a tree can be in this hands-on science lesson. Your class will learn about the parts of a tree and the science of decay.
Preschool
Science
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Frog Fun
Frog Fun
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Frog Fun
It's time to have fun learning about frogs! Students will have a blast exploring a model habitat and learning about the frog life cycle.
Preschool
Science
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I Look, I See
I Look, I See
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I Look, I See
Eye love science! This lesson will help your students understand the parts of the eye that work together to make us visualize the different colors, shapes, and textures of objects around us.
5th grade
Science
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Plant Life Cycle: Pumpkins!
Plant Life Cycle: Pumpkins!
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Plant Life Cycle: Pumpkins!
Your students will love learning about the life cycle of a seed with a classic story, simple video, and a cut and paste activity!
Preschool
Science
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Life Science Lesson Plans

Engage young scientists in the study of living things with this diverse collection of life science lesson plans. These interactive lesson plans help children explore the workings of the human body; learn about the life cycles of plants, chickens, or butterflies; practice categorizing different types of animals such as vertebrates and invertebrates; and understand the importance of natural resources and recycling.