Thinkers Activity 2: Living well *suitable for home teaching*

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In this resource, aimed at primary level, children explore the requirements for successful plant growth and plan fair tests to investigate their ideas. Children are then challenged to explain how plants adapt to live in different conditions such as: deserts, in shady areas of rainforests and in water. It includes powerpoints of different habitats, helpful background information and further ideas to investigate.

Further activities which link to this resource are:

Assemblies and Quick Start Resources

Thinking Walk

The Feel Good Factor

This resource is part of The Great Plant Hunt, which is designed to encourage children to draw inspiration from the life and work of Charles Darwin to develop their understanding of the natural world. It was created by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and commissioned and funded by the Wellcome Trust to mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth.

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