Living Processes and What Plants Need to Grow
This resource, aimed at primary level, contains many investigations, activities and games related to plants, looking at seeds and germination, how to grow plants and the factors which affect plant growth. Activities include exploring the inside of a seed before it germinates and investigating what plants need to grow, for example, water, light, soil and mineral salts. In other activities children design a seed, find out how strong plants are and how water travels through a plant.
There are also two games which help to reinforce understanding. Full teacher guidance, background knowledge, further ideas and all classroom worksheets are included.
Produced by Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS), it is one of a series of booklets written to support plant science in the primary curriculum.
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