|Lesson||Science TEKS||Main Idea||Objectives|
|Activities||Local Food Focus||Make It||Taste It|
Plant Life Cycles
|10C||Flowers turn into fruits, which contain seeds. Seeds grow new plants of their same species.||Explore the lifecycle of a plant.||Bean Life Cycle Sequence Cards||Vegetables for dipping||Bean Dip||Bean Dip|
|7A||Soil characteristics determine what plants can be grown in an area.|
|SWBAT describe differences in soil texture, color, and the capacity to retain water.|
SWBAT explore the connection between soil nutrients and plant needs.
|Water Capacity Experiment, Soil Sample Observations||Root vegetables||Peeling and Cutting root vegetables||Roasted root vegetables|
|10A||Bees use adaptations such as antennae and pheromones to locate and collect food.|
|SWBAT identify honeybees and the roles of bees in a hive.|
SWBAT describe pollination.
|Pollination and the Waggle Dance||Honey||Peanut Honey Balls||Local Honey and Peanut Honey Balls|
|9A||Producers need sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make their own food.||SWBAT draw a diagram of the inputs and products of photosynthesis.||Photosynthesis Diagram||Tomatoes||Salsa||Chips and Salsa|
|9A||Consumers must eat other organisms for their food.||SWBAT differentiate between producers and consumers.||Producers and Consumers card sort||Broccoli, carrots|
|Pasta Salad||Pasta Salad|
|10A, 10B||Cows have specific characteristics that are passed from parent to offspring.||SWBAT identify cow adaptations.|
SWBAT explore how traits are passed from parent to offspring.
|Build a Calf Workshop||Cow’s milk||Ranch dressing||Salad with ranch dressing|