Sprouting Seeds
Science Prepare some clear plastic bags with a small amount of soil and have the children place two seeds of the same kind in each bag. Try various seeds such as pumpkin, bean, marigold, etc. Number the bags. Apply a couple of drops of water to each bag and then staple them to a bulletin board that gets sun. Keep records as to the number of days before sprouting is seen, days when water is added (with eye droppers), bags that don't require as much water, etc. Graph your findings and transplant seedlings as they become ready.

Inside a Seed
Students will look inside seeds to discover the beginning of a plant, and will discuss elements that plants need to grow.

Supermarket Sprouts
In this activity, students will grow baby plants from all kinds of supermarket seeds.

From Seed to Plant
While recording growth over time, students will identify the structures of plants, including seeds, roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruit. Finally, they will learn how much we depend upon plants by categorizing common plant products found in the classroom and in their homes.

Look at Those Seeds Grow!
Students will learn the basic parts of seeds and what they need to grow into a plant.

Scattering Seeds
Students will learn how seeds are dispersed, about the variety of seed dispersal that exists in the plant kingdom, and the factors in our environment that can affect how far a seed is dispersed.

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