GRADES Pre-K to 5 | 2023-2024
Challenge 1B: Plant Passport
(2nd and 3rd Grade)
For Individuals — Maximum points: 120 (60 per entry; 2 entries per school)
A huge diversity of plant and animal life surrounds us. Take some time to explore your school grounds, local park, community green spaces or your own yard. What plants and trees do you see? Document your observations in a “passport” to the plants in your community. You may use the template provided or let your creativity shine and make your own. Download PDF
ENTRY SUBMISSION: Monday, October 2, 2023 to Sunday October 8, 2023
Electronically submit the following:
|✓ Entry Requirements:|
|Use the provided template. If you create your own, you must ensure the same questions and activities are included.|
|Plant Passport must be original, hand-rendered artwork by students in color pencil, crayon, pens, markers only; no computer-generated designs.|
|On-time entry submission. Late entries will be accepted with a reduction in points.|
FAIRCHILD FIELD TRIP EXTENSION:
Bring your class on a virtual field trip at Fairchild. Please visit Explorer Field Trip Programs for more information.
For more information on how your submission will be evaluated, please see the Challenge 1B Rubric.
LESSON PLANNING GUIDES:
Visit Challenge 1B Lesson Planning Guide for ideas on how to implement this challenge in your classroom.