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117 resources with the keyterm plant growth

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All That Corn

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students observe and record data.  In this plant growth instructional activity, students plant and grow corn.  Students observe the growth of their corn and record their data.  Students read corn recipes and select their favorite four...
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How Do Plants Grow?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate plant growth. In this plant growth lesson, students investigate what would happen to plants if they did not have water and sunlight. Students conduct experiments to determine what plants need. Students create a...
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Dig In - Grow your own grub

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners monitor the growth of a plant over several weeks. In this earth science lesson, students plant a courgette plant, take digital photos, and upload them to the BBC gallery. They turn their photos into live animation showing the...
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Exploring Plants

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study plants and the germination process. In this plant biology lesson, students complete several experiments to learn about plant growth. Students complete a bean growth activity using lima beans, a fruit wrapper experiment,...
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Life In the Soil: Home Sweet Home: Red Worms

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this soil worksheet, students complete 2 pages about the importance of soil in plant growth. Students read about red worms and answer 2 questions about composting. Students fill out a chart with their observations of plants planted in...
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Indoor Gardening

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students determine how a plant grows best. For this botany lesson, students observe variables that affect plant growth. Students explore how to grow and maintain a plant. Students make observations of their plant as it grows.
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Eating Plants

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify parts of a plant. In this life science lesson, student groups locate the leaves and fruits on vegetables, then find the roots. Lesson includes extension activities and background teacher information.
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Discovering Seeds

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students compare seeds with seedlings. In this life science lesson, students make observations of seedlings and the seeds they grew from, paying special attention to the roots. Lesson includes extension activities.
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Climbing and Crawling

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars observe and measure plant growth. In this life science instructional activity, students are introduced to bean and Nasturtium seedlings which they will measure and watch the beans climb (grow tall) while the Nasturtium...
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Room to Grow

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine radish plants and compare how they grew based on how closely the seeds were sown. In this life science lesson, students pretend to be growing plants crowded together, then examine how the radishes look based on how much...
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Introduction to Seed Germination

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore seed germination. In this life science lesson, students start seeds in Petri dishes, then observe which ones germinate and make predictions.
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Surface Area of a Leaf (Grades 7-9)

For Students 7th - 9th
In this math and science instructional activity, students read about the process of photosynthesis and plant growth. They determine how a plant's ability to create food is dependent on the surface area of its leaves using geometric...
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Investigating Bean Pods and How They Grow

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe and create a record of seed growth over time. After planting a seed, 3rd graders record their observations of the seed's growth over a three week period. Upon conclusion of the experiment, they write a paragraph...
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soil, Water, and Plants

For Teachers K - 4th
Students examine the relationship between water retention and plant growth by conducting two experiments. They first compare the water retention qualities of clay, sand and loam soil types. Then they use the data from the first...
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Life Systems - Plant Growth

For Teachers 3rd
3rd graders will participate in a variety of tasks which help them to understand the basic concepts of plant growth. Research and reporting skills are developed as they gather information from various sources related to the use of plants...
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Plant Growth

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders keep a journal and record the growth of their plant everyday over a two week period. With an observation written down for everyday of the week, they draw a picture of their plant in their journal on Monday and Friday...
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Watch That Plant Grow

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the growth of marigolds in a greenhouse environment. They chart data in spreadsheets showing plant growth over time and under a number of conditions. They record measures of plant height and greenhouse temperature.
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The Seed Connection

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the best conditions for growing plants while considering how math, science, and technology are interrelated in this study. They partner with an upper grade through the use of the Internet and conduct a...
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How Does Your Garden Grow?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students listen to a teacher read aloud of Ruth Krauss', The Carrot Seed. They plant seeds using variables to explain the basic needs of plant growth. They record the differences in growth according to the variables.
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1st Grade - Act. 17: Observing Plants Through a Journal

For Teachers 1st
First graders observe plants and write and illustrate what they have learned in their discovery journal.
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SOIL

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders name the various materials that comprise soil, including weathered rock and other organic matter; and explain that soils differ in their color, texture, capacity to retain water, and ability to support the growth of many...
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Sprouting Scientists!

For Teachers 1st
First graders observe and describe plants as they grow from seeds.
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STEMbite: How Trees Grow

For Students 5th - 9th
Go to the light! That's what trees do; they grow towards light since they need it to produce energy. This phenomenon is called phototropism. Trees also grow in response to gravity, a phenomenon known as geotropism. In this video, the...
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Growing Up (And Around, and Down...) Exploring Plant Growth

For Teachers K
Students build plant growing structures. In this plant growth lesson, students plant growth structures such as a garden tepee or a crawl through tunnel. They grow plants that are appropriate for the structure.