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Innovate Lesson Plan (Grades 1-2)

This Resource is part of the Innovate Program

Designed for: Grades K-5
For use by: Students, Teachers.
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: Lesson Plan

One of three lesson plans in our Innovate Program about Plant Breeding and Gene Editing.

Using NGSS Standard 1-LS1-2, this Lesson is designed for grades 1 and 2. Students read texts and use media to determine patterns in behavior of parents and offspring that help offspring survive.


  • Students will identify modern day farming challenges and solutions.
  • Students will understand that plants can become stronger through a process called gene editing.
Plant Breeding Grade 1-2 Lesson_