A FIRST STEP Inquiry Lesson
by scientists Dr. Juan Lopez and Dr. Gretchen Jones and teacher Naveen Cunha of USDA/ARS/SPA LABS

National Standards:

State Standards:

  • Students will describe and compare the life cycles of plants and animals
  • Student uses scientific inquiry methods during field and laboratory investigations
  • Students analyze and interpret information to construct reasonable explanations
Degree of Inquiry: Initial/Preliminary