Lesson Plans

Cotton Inc.Cotton Science
and Sustainability

Grades: Grades 4-6 and 5-8

Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science, Math

Made Possible By: Cotton Incorporated

Take your students on a surprising journey from fashion to farm to the science lab with standards-based activities that start with something literally close to their hearts — their clothing — and end with a look at agricultural and recycling practices that help sustain the environment and make our world a better place. The program offers separate lesson plans for Grades 4-6 and 5-8, plus a video-based digital whiteboard activity students can also explore on a home computer. Check back in Early Spring 2023 for new classroom resources for grades 2-4.

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Gr 4-6 Intro Teaching Kit
Gr 4-6 Intro Teaching Kit
Gr 5-8 Intro Teaching Kit
Gr 5-8 Intro Teaching Kit
Intro Kit Poster
Intro Kit Poster
Intro Kit Standards
Intro Kit Standards
Digital Whiteboard Activity
Digital Whiteboard Activity
Gr 4-6 Growing Cotton
Gr 4-6 Growing Cotton
Gr 5-8 Growing Cotton
Gr 5-8 Growing Cotton
Gr 4-6 Farming Science & Tech
Gr 4-6 Farming Science & Tech
Gr 5-8 Farming Science & Tech
Gr 5-8 Farming Science & Tech
Gr 4-8 Supp Kit Standards
Gr 4-8 Supp Kit Standards
Activity 1 Resource: The Benefits of Cotton
Activity 1 Resource: The Benefits of Cotton
Activity 1 Resource: Cotton & Synthetics
Activity 1 Resource: Cotton & Synthetics
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and the Planet
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and the Planet
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and Water Use
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and Water Use
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and Soil Health
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and Soil Health
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and Land Use
Activity 3 Resource: Cotton and Land Use
Stories: On the Farm
Stories: On the Farm
The Story of Cotton
The Story of Cotton
How a Cotton Plant Grows
How a Cotton Plant Grows