This unit explores how plants grow and reproduce. The materials included within this unit should last for approximately one week, depending on how often you teach science.
|How Plants Grow||(no rating)|
This site introduces children to plant reproduction. It includes details about pollination and plant growth that starts from seeds and bulbs.
|Plant Roots and Growth||(no rating)|
This site provides children with an introduction to plant growth and roots. Here they can learn all about plant roots and how they grow while answering questions along the way.
|Explore Seed Germination||(no rating)|
This page explains what occurs when a plant starts to grow. This process is referred to as germination.
|All About Plants||(no rating)|
This site explores the plant world. Here children will learn how plants grow, the different parts of plants, and their relationship to animals and the environment. Browse the links on this page to learn more about plants and the environment.
|Discover Pollination||(no rating)|
Discover the importance of pollination and learn more about how flowers reproduce.
|Grow a Real Popcorn Plant|
This activity allows children to learn about plants while having fun by growing their own popcorn plant with a popcorn kernel.
|Watch Seeds Grow||(no rating)|
This fun activity lets children watch bean seeds grow right before their eyes, providing them with a better understanding of how plants grow.
|Dissect a Seed||(no rating)|
Dissect a seed and learn about the internal parts of a seed.
|Label the Parts of a Plant||(no rating)|
Teach children about flower anatomy with this printable worksheet. Children can read about the parts of a flowering plant and then label the diagram.
|Label the Growing Bean||(no rating)|
Print off this worksheet and have your child label the sprouting bean plant. Then click the answers link to check his/her work.
|Fill-in-the-Blank Bee Worksheet||(no rating)|
Use this fill-in-the-blank worksheet to test your child's knowledge of the bees, which are considered the most important of plant pollinators.
|Plant Reproduction Video||(no rating)|
Children can learn more about plant reproduction by watching this easy-to-understand video.
|All About Pollinators||(no rating)|
Help children learn more about pollination by watching this interesting video about pollinators and their importance to our environment.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: