Unit 8

Unit Title: Plants
Unit Time Frame: 2 weeks

Unit Overview
Students will learn how cells, tissues, and
organs work together to serve the organism as a whole.

Students will examine the various organs of plants.

Essential Learning
What basic structures and parts of a plant
are designed to ensure their survival?

Key Concepts
Observe, describe and illustrate plant
tissue and organs.

Illustrate the hierarchical relationship of
cells, tissues and organs.

Dissect and identify the organs of a plant.

Model and explain the functions of
plant organs.

Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Science/Engineering Practices
Cross-Cutting Concepts

Nature of Science