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The Plant Health Instructor

Volume: 17 |
Year: 2017
Article Type: Lesson Plans
​​​​Plant Virus Classification

​Bruna Irene Grimberg
Mary Burrows
Fabian Menalled

​Montana State University

Date Accepted: 01 Jan 2017
 Date Published: 01 Jan 2017


Keywords: ​​​​Plant Virus Classification

Grade Level: Middle school (MS), grades 6–8. This lesson addresses the concepts and skills spelled out in A Framework for K–12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas (NRC, 2012). In particular, the activities of this lesson apply to the Crosscutting Concepts of Patterns and Scale and the Life Science Core Idea of Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits (MS-LS3) and Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity (MS-LS4).

This Lesson Activity was made possible with the support of
USDA-NIFA 2013-68004-20358 award.