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What Do Plants Need?
Students explore biology by identifying the essential elements for life. In this botany lesson, students identify sunlight, soil and water as the three keys to the success of a plant. Students plant their own flowers in pots and observe their growth over many days.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Enough is Enough
Students explore plant life by participating in a planting exercise. In this botany lesson, students identify the necessary elements in order for a plant to grow and prepare their own pots in class. Students plant seeds outside of their classroom and observe them over several weeks, recording their observations.
2nd - 6th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Indoor Seed Germination in Soil
Students explore plant life by participating in an outdoor planting activity. In this botany lesson, students utilize seeds, trays and soil to plant their own plants in the school yard which they observe over the course of several days. Students record their data in science journals and discuss their conclusions.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
Students explore botany by participating in a planting exercise in class. In this plant growth instructional activity, students identify the optimum methods to achieve plant growth and identify the different life cycles of a plant. Students plant their own seeds in class and observe them over several weeks while recording observations in a journal.
2nd - 5th Science 29 Views 59 Downloads
Little Red Hen
First graders explore biology by identifying plant anatomy in class. In this botany lesson, 1st graders read the book The Little Red Hen and identify the methods used in order to grow successful plants. Students discuss other ways people utilize plants besides food production.
1st Health 3 Views 8 Downloads
How a Seed Grows: And Who Grows It
Second graders explore botany by viewing video clips in class. In this seed growth lesson, 2nd graders identify the types of seeds that grow specific plants and what the optimal conditions are for growing seeds. Students view a video clip discussing how corn kernels are turned into popcorn.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Students explore plant biology by participating in field trip activities. In this botany instructional activity, students identify the term "lichen" and discuss where lichens can be found as they explore a nature area on their class field trip.
3rd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Look At Those Leaves!
Students explore botany by researching plants in class. In this tree identification activity, students examine a group of leaves and list the different characteristics before guessing what types of trees they came from. Students read about plant science and answer leaf changing study questions.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Look at Those Seeds Grow!
Students explore plant science by participating in a botany activity. For this seed growth lesson, students identify the necessary elements to ensure a plant grows well and prepare seeds for planting. Students plant their soaked seeds in cups and observe their growth over several weeks.
K - 2nd Science 22 Views 29 Downloads
What Parts Are There to a Plant?
Students explore botany by completing plant science worksheets. In this plant anatomy lesson, students examine real vegetables in class using magnifying glasses. Students identify the plants anatomy and complete worksheets discussing vegetables.
K - 2nd Science 17 Views 51 Downloads
NTeQ: Integrating Technology and Science
Young scholars explore Earth science by graphing data on a spreadsheet. In this botany lesson, students discuss the elements needed for a plant to grow and observe plants they grow outside their classroom. Young scholars create a spreadsheet which documents their plant growth and later is used to create a graph on the computer.
6th - 10th Math 6 Views 9 Downloads
Measuring Germination Rates
Students explore Earth science by participating in a measurement activity. In this botany activity, students identify the germination process and plant their own seeds in class. Students record the amount of seeds that germinate properly and how long they take.
4th - 7th Math 5 Views 15 Downloads
Plant Science Activities
Students complete several plant life activities. In this botany activity, students practice painting images that resemble plants they are familiar with as well as planting seeds outside of class. Students participate in a dramatic role-play in which they pretend to own a plant selling business.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 33 Downloads
Sixth graders analyze mathematics by participating in a botany activity. For this holly lesson, 6th graders identify if all holly leaves have the same amount of prickles by conducting a math survey. Students analyze many leaves and collect data in order to find an average number of prickles per leaf.
6th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Flowers to Dye For
Students observe biology by completing a plant experiment in class. For this botany lesson, students discuss the anatomy related to a plant and how roots and stems are necessary to its survival. Students utilize food coloring and examine the stem of a stalk of celery in class.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 15 Downloads
Mr. and Mrs. Cress Head
Learners explore Earth science by completing a plant art project. In this botany lesson, students utilize tights and soil to create a furry, grassy puppet style animal from cress seeds. Learners cut off the excess cress after several weeks and utilize it in a food or decoration.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Students discover gardening by documenting plants grown on school grounds. In this botany lesson plan, students utilize digital cameras to capture images of plants on photo hikes which are turned into a slide show. Students plant a garden on school grounds and record their observations in a science journal.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Succession in the Classroom
Learners investigate their environment by growing plants in class. In this botany lesson plan, students discuss the lifespan of plants and animals and how they must be cared for continuously over time. Learners grow a plant in class and document its life using a digital camera.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads