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Plants: ready, steady, grow!

Explore the world of seeds in these lesson plans and activities aimed at Year Two. Learn why plants disperse their seeds and the various clever ways in which they do this. Plant cress seeds and grow a bean using hydroponics – watch and record what happens to them. Using various art and design techniques, make and model your own seeds and finally enjoy the fruits of your labours!

Activities are:

  • Spreading seeds
  • Hydroponics in the classroom
  • Growing cress
  • How has the bean grown?
  • Eating cress

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