IPM Scope and Sequence: Grades 2 & 3 Curriculum
LESSON TITLE AREAS OF FOCUS CORE, TIME & INVOLVEMENT KIT MATERIALS
Grades 2 & 3 Curriculum Outline
Unit 1: Biodiversity        
Lesson 1: Safety in Numbers SCI, Math   30min MAX Izzy Puppet, Canines and Felines Picture Card Set, Handout 1: ”How Many?”, Overhead 1: “Biodiversity Pie,” Overhead 2: “Bountiful Butterflies”
Lesson 2: Time Is Running Out SCI, LA Core 45min AVG Izzy Puppet, Video:“Going, Going, Almost Gone,” “Going, Going, Almost Gone, Animals in Danger, An Educator’s Guide”
Unit 2: IPM Basics        
Lesson 1: Plan the Work; Work the Plan

SCI, LA

Core 2x 30min AVG Izzy Puppet, The IPM Song, Supplement 1: “Know Your Enemy!”, Handout 1: “Know Your Enemy!”
Lesson 2: Safety First

SCI, LA

Core 30min Min Izzy Puppet, The IPM Song, Handout 1: “Bye Bye Pest!”
Unit 3: Insect Lifestyles        
Lesson 1: What’s the Buzz? SCI   45min AVG Izzy Puppet, Animal Babies and Adults Picture Card Set, Insect Babies and Adults Picture Card Set, Mosquito by Jill Bailey, The Honey Makers by Gail Gibbons
Lesson 2: Who “BEE”longs Here? SCI   30min AVG Video: “The Magic School Bus: In A Beehive”
Lesson 3: Nibble, Sip, and Grind SCI, Math Core 30min AVG Insect Babies and Adults Picture Card Set, Handout 1: “Individual Tally Sheet” with Answer Key
Enrichment        
Lesson 1: Making a “Bee”line SCI, PE   45min MIN Video: “The Magic School Bus: In A Beehive”
Lesson 2: It’s Good To “BEE” Home SCI, Math   30min AVG Izzy Puppet, Hexagonal Pattern Blocks, Handout 1: “Honeycomb Poem,” Overhead 1: “Man-made Beehives”
Unit 4: Plant Lifestyles        
Lesson 1: Let the Sun Shine In SCI, LA   2x 20min AVG Izzy Puppet, Handout 1: “Plants for Breakfast”
Lesson 2: Weed Wise SCI   30min MAX No materials provided
Lesson 3: Pushy Plants SCI Core 30min MAX Izzy Puppet, Threatened and Endangered Species Picture Card Set, Handout 1: “Pushy Plant Game Deck,” Overhead 1: “Invasive Plants,” Pushy Plant Game board
Unit 5: Unit 5 Pest Control        
Section 1: Natural (Biological) Control        
Lesson 1: Nature’s Bug Zappers SCI, LA, Math Core 30min AVG Izzy Puppet, Helpful and Harmful Insects Picture Card Set, Handout 1: “Dragonflies vs. Mosquitoes,” Overhead 1: “Biodiversity Pie,” You Are A Dragonfly by Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries
Lesson 2: Bug Busters SCI Core 45min MAX Izzy Puppet, Handout 1: “Bat Pattern,” Overhead 1: “Biodiversity Pie,” Overhead 2: “A Bat”
Lesson 3: If You Can’t Run, Hide SCI, Math   30min AVG Handout 1: “Tally of Tasty Treats”
Section 2: Physical/Mechanical/Cultural Control        
Lesson 1: Restaurant for Roaches SCI, LA Core 30min AVG Izzy puppet, The IPM Song, Handouts & Overheads 1: “Kitchen,” 2: “Bathroom,” 3: “Living Room,” Handout 4: “Take Home Menu - Fact Sheet for Roaches”
Lesson 2: Snap the Trap SCI, LA   3x 30min AVG Izzy Puppet, Supplement: Fact Sheets on Ants, Cockroaches, and Mosquitoes
Section 3: Chemical Control        
Lesson 1: Danger: Destruction Zone SCI   45min MAX Izzy Puppet, Wetland Plants and Animals Picture Card Set
Lesson 2: Pesticides on the Move SCI, LA Core 2x 30min AVG Izzy Puppet
Unit 6: Summary        
Lesson 1: There’s a Wiser Way SCI, LA, Graphic Arts Core 30min AVG Izzy Puppet, The IPM Song
Lesson 2: Wrap Up And Review SCI, LA, SS   30min AVG Izzy Puppet, The IPM Song
Supplemental Materials        

Flashcards

Overheads

Handouts

Additional Materials