Last updated August 14, 2023
We’re wrapping up the 2022-23 content updates. Here’s a rundown of what changed and what’s left.
- Plant Adventures Lesson 2: Why do seeds have so many different shapes?
- Plant Adventures - Lesson 1: How did a tree travel halfway around the world?
These Plant Adventures lessons are no longer part of the unit but are still accessible through these direct links.
- Lesson 2: Why do trees grow so tall?
- Lesson 4: Should you water a cactus?
- Lesson 5: Where do plants grow best?
One new lesson is still in the works for our Plant Adventures unit! This will be added in August 2023.
- Lesson 4: Title TBD; Focus: Plant Habitats
- Invisible Forces - Lesson 3: How high can you swing on a flying trapeze?
- Invisible Forces - Lesson 3: How can you go faster down a slide?
- Animals Through Time - Lesson 2: How do we know what dinosaurs looked like?
New Unit – Fates of Traits
The following lessons have been moved from Animals Through Time to the new Fates of Traits unit:
- Lesson 4: What kinds of animals might there be in the future?
- Lesson 5: Can selection happen without people?
- Lesson 6: Why do dogs wag their tails?
- Lesson 7: How long can people (and animals) survive in outer space?
Retired Unit – Power of Flowers
- Lesson 1: Why do plants grow flowers? (moved to Circle of Life)
- Lesson 2: Why do plants give us fruit? (moved to Circle of Life)
- Lesson 3: Why are some apples red and some green? (moved to Fates of Traits Lesson 1 Extensions)
- Lesson 4: How could you make the biggest fruit in the world? (moved to Fates of Traits)
- Waves of Sound - Lesson 1: How do you send a secret code?
- Energizing Everything - Lesson 3: How can marbles save the world?
- Energizing Everything - Lesson 3: Why is the first hill of a roller coaster always the highest?
- Web of Life - Lesson 6: How can we protect Earth’s environments?
- Spaceship Earth - Lesson 6: How can the Sun help us explore other planets?
- Spaceship Earth - Lesson 6: What are the wandering stars?
Find full details about the changes in the 2022-23 New Content Guide.