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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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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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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 learning exercise, beginning botanists describe characteristics of the four different plant phyla, explain various life cycles, differentiate between monocots and dicots,...
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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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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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How are Seeds the Same and Different?

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine seeds from various plants. In this science lesson, students cut open fruits and vegetables in order to see the seeds. Students describe each type of seed and classify the seeds.
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Evolution of the Seed Plant

For Teachers 10th - 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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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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Super Seeds

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experiment with germination. In this germination instructional activity, students investigate what is required for seeds to germinate. Students hypothesize about the requirements and set up an experiment to determine the results.
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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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Sorting Things Out

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Written to examine seeds that grow in Kansas, you can adapt this lesson to anywhere you live. Learners sort a mixture of five different seeds to by any characteristic of their choice. When your budding scientists are exploring the life...
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Let's Grow Plants!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners 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 track of...
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Pumpkins-How Do They Grow?

For Teachers 1st
What a creative way to have students discuss plants! Learners use educational software to complete a graphic organizer on the basic needs of a pumpkin plant, and then write sentences describing their findings. This is a great way to...
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Seeds of Wetland Life

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in several activities on seed exploration. In this biology lesson, students classify seeds according to their dispersal method. They explain the different adaptations plant have to disperse their seeds.
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Seed Types

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students dissect seeds. In this seed dissection lesson, students discover the anatomy of seeds. After dissecting seeds, students hypothesize and design the perfect seed to survive in a dry forest.
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How Do Trees Grow Without People Growing Them?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore tree growth. In this plant and tree life cycle lesson, students identify tree parts and describe their function. Students take a nature walk outdoors and complete a related information sheet about trees.
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For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the life cycle of a plant.  In this cross curriculum pumpkin science and literacy lesson, students listen to the book Pumpkin, Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington and identify the stages in the life cycle of a pumpkin. ...
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Watermelon Graphing

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover bar graphs. In this primary math lesson plan, students identify the parts of watermelon seeds and other seeds. Students learn the proper names and common names which refer to the parts of the seeds as they create a bar...
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Examining Seeds for Fungi

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students investigate the best conditions for fungi to grow on seeds. In this fungi lesson plan, students hypothesize about mold growth and the best conditions for it to grow on seeds by storing seeds in cold, dry conditions and warm,...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A fabulous "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"-style game awaits your class in this engaging presentation. This game should reinforce important facts about seeds, plants, flowers, and how seeds germinate and grow. Appropriate for a wide...
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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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4-H Horticulture/Garden Activity Page

For Students 7th - 10th
As part of an exploration of plants, learners engage in projects to design greenhouses, grow vegetables, and other endeavors. This 20 question activity packet could be used as a classroom mini-lesson or as the start to a long-term project.
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Next Year's Seeds

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore genetic traits. In this genetic traits instructional activity, 5th graders discover how traits are passed from parent to offspring while examining plants. Students problem solve real world applications.