My Miniature Greenhouse!

Here is an activity that will peak your super scientists' interest and knowledge of greenhouse gardening. Green thumbs flourish when they build, prepare, take care of, and observe their seedlings inside a miniature greenhouse. With options to be completed in class or at home, you have the choice when and where this science exploration fits into your curriculum. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct activity alongside, or as a conclusion to a life science unit on plants
  • Create a journal for students to document their greenhouse plant growth
Classroom Considerations

  • Ask families to donate the supplies necessary for this activity
  • Adult supervision and assistance required
  • Materials will need to be prepared prior to performing this activity
Pros

  • Activity may be assigned as homework
  • Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions with explanations 
  • Science experiment idea listed for extended learning 
Cons

  • Instructions are not accompanied by pictures 
NGSS