From Seeds to Plants

Lesson:

Activity Description: 

Primary unit on plants. In this activity students use observational skills to compare and discuss the changes in plants. They will identify plant parts, where seeds come from and how they grow. They will also determine what plants need to survive.

Objective: 

This activity is designed for students to learn observation skills to compare and discuss the changes in plants. They will identify plant parts, where seeds come from and how they grow. They will also determine what plants need to survive.

Educational Standards: 

2nd Grade Life Science 2.4.1.1.1, 2.4.2.1.1, and 2.4.3.1.1

Materials: 
  • Assorted fruit
  • Various seeds of different types
  • Art and writing paper, construction paper
  • Clear plastic cups
  • Magnifying glass
  • Lunch box
  • Card stock
  • Straws and paper cups
  • Magazine pictures of plants
Time: 
30 minutes daily over 6 days
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Author: 
J. Scherf, SERC at Carlton College
Source: 
OERCommons, www.oercommons.org