Plant Growth & Reproduction

Information About This Unit

List of Materials and Supplies Needed for This Pathway:

Popcorn Plant Activity: 

  • Paper towels
  • 1 sealable plastic bag
  • Water
  • Popcorn kernels (unpopped)
  • Tape
  • A planter
  • Soil


Seed Growth Activity: 

  • Paper towels
  • Dried beans
  • A large, unmarked glass jar
  • Water


Dissect a Seed:

  • Magnifying glasses
  • Dry pinto beans
  • Soaked pinto beans
  • Paper plates
  • Drawing paper
  • Black pens
  • Water colors, brushes and rinse water
  • Chart paper and markers
  • Various fruits and vegetables (apples, oranges, strawberries, pepper, corn, guava, avocado)
  • Large basket
  • An apple and orange
  • A sharp knife (adult supervision required)
  • Water and disposable container
  • White cardstock or art paper
  • Glue



  • Printer supplies
  • Pencil

Links to Free Learning Material

Subjects: Science
Grade Levels: 2nd Grade
Resource Type: Lesson
Instructional Method: Traditional