This resource is a collection of digital plant and animal interdependence activities, to teach life cycles and basic pland and animals needs unit for second grade science. It includes audio lessons with over 100 narrated teaching slides in 6 high engagement lessons that address NGSS Relationships in Ecosystems for 2nd grade science.
Students are engaged through 6 high-interest lessons in a vividly detailed teaching presentation, followed by journal response activities, center activities, partner discussion questions, and a quick check quiz after each lesson. The narrated lesson slides make differentiation a breeze, and enable students to work independently.
*NOTE: This resource is a digital companion to the printable Plants & Animals unit. It is a digital version of the student activities only. It is not the printable Plant & Animal unit and does not include the lesson plans, printable materials, science experiments, or teacher binder. Click here for the printable Plants & Animals unit.
All activities in this resource are on Google slides. Many have moveable pieces and cannot be uploaded to Seesaw as the moveable pieces do not transfer. The download is a PDF with links to the 30 included resources, plus directions for how to use and assign them in Google Classroom. When you click each link, it will ask you to save a copy to your own Google Drive.
Digital Plant and Animal Interdependence Activities Included
- 6-Lesson narrated Google Slide presentation, each lesson with 9-17 slides.
- 6 Interactive journal activities
- 12 Quick check quizzes in multiple choice and fill in the blank formats
- Differentiated unit test and answer keys for all assessments
- 4 Interactive literacy-based science centers that use science content to practice:
Plant Life Cycle
Animal Life Cycles
Interdependence: Plants Rely on Animals
Interdependence: Animals Rely on Plants
Students learn about:
- Plant and animal interdependence
- Plant needs and lifecycles
- Animal needs and life cycles
- Seed dispersal
- Parts of a seed
- Parts of a plant and flower
Science Center Topics
- Cause & effect
- Organizing Data
- Sorting & Classifying
- Science Vocabulary
- Math & Science word problems
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