Plant Characteristics



This lesson is designed to study basic plant physiology necessary for growth including leaves, stems, roots, fruits, and flowers.

Day 1: Power Points Slides 3-12 and Nature Hike

Day 2: Power Point Slides 13-19 and Watch Me Grow Lab

Day 3: Power Point Slides 20-38 and Create Note Card Mounts

Lesson Time

Instructional Time
270 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will identify the basic principles of plant physiology.
  • Students will diagram and label five primary plant organs.
  • Students will distinguish between roots and underground stems.
  • Students will explain the importance of growth.

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