Energy cycles in the garden system
THEME: Nature’s Design: Systems, Cycles, Patterns, Relationships, and Adaptations in the Garden System
STRAND: Energy and Matter
GRADE LEVEL: 3-5
Understand and explain the transfer of energy from sun to plants to animals.
Identify in the garden examples of energy transfer and flow.
Make observations of plants and animals in the garden; compare survival needs and relationships.
Create a model to illustrate and be able to explain photosynthesis and compare and contrast to animal respiration.