Lesson Overview

You can find living things of all sizes if you look closely.


  • Students will build a miniature nature trail to highlight interesting living organisms.
  • Students will understand that shelter space, air, and water are essential to living organisms of all sizes. They will understand that plants need sunlight and animals need food.
  • Students will make observations of plants and animals.
  • Students will compare the diversity of life in different habitats or across different parts of a habitat.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Subject: Life Science, Writing, Art
Concept: Patterns
Type: Outdoors or Field Trip
File type: lesson plan
Standard: K-LS1-1, 2-LS4-1
Duration: 45-60 Minutes

File Type: pdf
Categories: Lesson Plans
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