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What Makes a Seed Breathe Faster?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's a five-star lesson plan in which inquisitors conduct sophisticated experimentation with cellular respiration in plant seeds. Placing seeds in a closed system they measure the amount carbon dioxide produced and relate it to...
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How Does Your Garden Grow?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young gardners read and listen to books about seeds, plants, and the growing process. They plant seeds in plastic cups to observe the process of root-growing and plant formation. The whole class walks through a field to collect seeds...
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Mrs. Obama Plants A Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What a great introduction to planting a garden! Young children join Mrs. Obama in planting carrot and tomato seeds in a Sesame Street garden. It's a terrific way to discuss plants and healthy foods.
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Jeopardy Game - Science

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Used in an upper elementary classroom, this presentation could be a center activity or a whole-group experience. This is a great way to review a variety of scientific topics. There are questions relating to the planets, rock formations,...
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All About Seeds!

For Students K - 2nd
How do fruits relate to flowers and seeds? Identify the seeds and their purpose with a coloring activity for kindergartners. Once they color the seeds of apples, bananas, and peas (among others), kids get hands-on experience with bean...
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Flower Power

For Students 3rd - 4th
Determine which plants are flowering plants with a helpful lab sheet. Kids first observe illustrations of different plants, such as a carnation and a fern, then decide which plants produce flowers, spores, or cones. Use magazine pictures...
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Starting an Indoor Container Garden from Seed

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create an indoor container garden. In this container garden lesson, students explore seed germination. Middle schoolers discuss edible seeds.
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Amazing Seeds

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Three cute activities introduce youngsters to seeds and roots. In the first activity, various soaked seeds are placed in a glass so that the direction of root growth can be observed. In the second, a bag of seeds is filled with water and...
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of...
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Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is an all-encompassing overview of the plant kingdom! In this instructional activity, beginning botanists describe characteristics of the four different plant phyla, explain various life cycles, differentiate between monocots and...
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Sorting Things Out

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Written to examine seeds that grow in Kansas, you can adapt this instructional activity to anywhere you live. Learners sort a mixture of five different seeds to by any characteristic of their choice. When your budding scientists are...
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Seed Swapping

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is a fabulous, cross-curicular lesson on seeds. Elements of science, writing, math, agricultural practices, and art are all brought into this incredibly thorough plan. Additionally, a fun whole-class game is presented, and there is...
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Seed Dispersal

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students disperse seeds. In this Science lesson, students experiment with various ways to naturally disperse seeds. Students evaluate the effectiveness of the various ways to disperse seeds.
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Let's Grow Plants!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars read and dramatize the stories "The Tiny Seed" and "The Carrot Seed" as an introduction to seeds and what they become. They work in small groups to plant their own seeds and over the span of a week (+ or -)students keep...
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Plantable Pulp Cards

For Teachers K - 8th
What a great way to give a gift that keeps on giving! These homemade plantable cards are not only beautiful, but can be planted into the ground to sprout in the right season. Incorporate this project in a science unit, or for a Mother's...
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2nd Grade - Act. 23: Sprout Houses

For Teachers 2nd
Read the story "Sunflower House,"  by Eve Bunting with your 2nd graders to investigate the relationships between plants and animals. They will discover how living things change during their lives by creating their own sprout houses. In...
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Evolution of the Seed Plant

For Teachers 10th
Adaptations of the plant to develop gametes best suited to different  pollination atyles are detailed, The conditions needed by Sporophytes and gametophytes of different sizes are detailed, along with the development of the seed after...
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Seeds in Flight Information Sheet

For Students 4th
Seeds in flight are amazing things. Hand out a great information sheet for learners to read. They'll discover facts about seeds, why they spread, and examples of how different seeds get from here to there. 
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Plant Seeds

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The concepts of a year, and the changing of the seasons are very important concepts to reinforce with young learners. Here, pre-kindergartners and kindergartners begin to understand the concept of one year, the passing of time, and the...
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Seed Dispersal

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore seed dispersal by designing their own wind dispersed seed structure. Using one piece of paper and a box fan, they construct a seed dispersal structure, record the distance their seed travels, and answer discussion...
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Retelling the Tiny Seed

For Teachers 1st
Here is a very age appropriate idea that can be stretched, modified, or used as is. Learners review plant parts, discuss pollination, read the story The Tiny Seed, and write a retell sentence. Their sentences describe to way a seed...
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Garden in a Glove

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners observe the life cycle of a plant in a glove.  In this life cycle lesson, students read and discuss the life cycle of a plant.  Learners then plant seeds in a clear plastic glove and record their observations. 
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Who Says Plants Can't Move?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover how plants spread their seeds using other plants and animals. In this plant lesson, students role play different plants and how their seeds travel. Students then have a class discussion to ensure their understanding.
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Will It Grow?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders conduct experiments involving plants. In this science instructional activity, 5th graders design an experiment involving plants. Students use the scientific method to design their experiments.