Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change
3.8 The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature.
c) plant life cycles.
3.9 The student will investigate and understand the water cycle and its relationship to life on Earth.
d) water is essential for living things

Today while I was at one of my jobs, I noticed that one of the tasks I’m expected to complete is watering the plants. By using real flowers and plants, a teacher could begin to talk about plant life cycles and photosynthesis, as well as how water is an essential thing to all plants.