National Wildlife Federation: Wind Power

Students create a model of a wind-dispersed seed.

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
■ Describe four ways that plants disperse seeds
■ Explain why plants disperse seeds
■ Recognize that wind is a part of the physical environment
■ Describe one way that the physical environment is connected to living things
■ Create a model of a wind dispersed seed
■ Design an imaginary wind dispersed seed and compare it to a model of an actual seed Grades 6-8 only)

Grade Levels: 3-4; 5-8
Time: 30-45 minutes (1 class period)
Subjects: Science,Art
Skills: Analysis, application, comparison, construction, evaluation, observation, problem-solving, research

Science Topics
K-6, Middle School, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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