TEKS Objectives

Texas Christmas tree farm tours address the following Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) test for Science K-5th:



Kindergarten - 112.11 (b) 1,7,9,10

  • Find ways to conserve and dispose of natural resources


  • Get examples of ways soil and water are useful


  • Identify parts of plants


  • Learn how young plants are like parent plants


  • Observe changes that are part of a life cycle of a plant


First Grade - 112.12(b) 2 ,7,9 (C),10 (A) (B)

  • Learn about relationships in the environment


  • Discover how organisms survive in the environment


Second Grade - 112.13 (b) 8(C), 9, 10 (B)

  • Explore the water cycle


  • Identify basic needs of plants


  • Learn how factors in the environment affect growth and how parts of


  • a plant help them meet their basic needs


Third Grade - 112.14(b)7(A), 9,10

  • Explore how soils are formed


  • Learn about ecosystems and the structures that help them survive


  • Discover how environmental changes affect plants


Fourth Grade - 112.15 (b) 7(A), 9, 10

  • Examine properties of soils


  • Discuss food webs


  • Explore plant adaptations


  • Learn about life cycles of living organisms


Fifth Grade - 112.16 (b) 9,10

  • See how changes in ecosystems affect living organisms


TCTGA

Contact us at (512)-454-8626 or jmccullough

1306-A West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757

This site funded in part or whole by a grant from The Specialty Corp Block Grant as administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture



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