This unit will show your child how plants make food through the process of photosynthesis. Your child will also be introduced to the food chain. This unit contains enough lessons, activities and learning tools to last for one week, depending on how often you teach science.
|Plant Food||(no rating)|
This site explains what plants need to make their own food, such as chlorophyll, and how the process used for making food works--photosynthesis.
|Why Plants Need Soil|
A short explanation of what plants need to live including the role of soil in keeping plants alive.
|Plants and the Food Chain||(no rating)|
Learn how plants are part of a food chain.
|Food Chain Glossary||(no rating)|
This website provides a food chain glossary with food-chain-related vocabulary words and their definitions.
|Sunlight Experiment||(no rating)|
Perform this experiment and see how a lack of sunlight affects a plant's ability to make food.
See how plants pull nutrients and water from soil by performing this experiment.
|Healthy Plants||(no rating)|
Perform this experiment to see what plants need to be healthy.
|Sunflower Paper Plate||(no rating)|
This is a fun and simple art project for children on creating a sunflower from a small paper plate.
This fun, interactive learning tool shows children how vascular plants, such as flowers, use water and food to grow.
|The Web of Life||(no rating)|
This cute, animated online story teaches children that every animal and plant relies on other plants and animals to survive.
|Parts of a Plant Worksheet||(no rating)|
Use this worksheet to discuss how a plant makes food.
|Helping Plants Grow Well|
In this on-line game, see what it take to help plants to grow well.
|Plant Crossword||(no rating)|
Complete this crossword to see what you've learned about plants and how they make food.
|What Plants Need to Grow Video||(no rating)|
This fun video shows what plants need to grow.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: