A simulation to give students an understanding of the conditions that trees need to live and grow and to help them learn that trees often must compete for their needs.
What resources do plants need that are limited by their environment?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Paper plates/ white paper
3" x 3" squares of colored paper (blue, yellow, red, & black)
- 1.L.5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the structures of plants help them survive and grow in their environments.
- 1.L.5B Plants have basic needs that provide energy in order to grow and be healthy. Each plant has a specific environment where it can thrive. There are distinct environments in the world that support different types of plants. These environments can c...
Lesson Created By: Savannah River Ecology Lab