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Search Area: ages 7-11,Plants, animals and micro-organisms,Growing plants


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Sock seed experiment

URL: http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/sockseeds.html

Pupil Description: An extension/ homework task or project to survey the types of seeds in your neighbourhood.

Teacher Description: Here's a fun task. Find out what type of seeds are waiting to germinate around your neighbourhood.

Resource Type: Fun Stuff, Teacher top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: fruits seeds and dispersal, growing plants.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: The great plant escape

URL: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/case1/c1facts1a.html

Pupil Description: A comprehensive reference resource with information and definitions. Includes series of web-based tasks and resources based on plant science and anatomy.

Teacher Description: Find out more about plants, e.g. the different parts of a plant and what their jobs are. See if you can solve the mystery cases.

Resource Type: Pupil top 5, Reading, Teacher top 5

Audience: Pupil, Teacher

Keywords: growing plants, leaves stems and roots, parts of a flower.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Fruits, seeds and their dispersal

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/223-fruits-seeds-and-their-dispersal

Pupil Description: A series of activities that give pupils an opportunity to explore different aspects of fruits and seeds and to understand how (and why) they are dispersed. The activities presented here are suitable for pupils in age range 5 to 11, but should be adapted to suit the age and ability of the pupils.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: fruits seeds and dispersal.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Living processes and what plants need to grow

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/236-living-processes-and-what-plants-need-to-grow

Pupil Description: This booklet includes activities that children can do to find out more about plants, focusing on ways that children can grow their own plants. Several of the activities are set out as investigations, to support children developing their approach to investigations in a scientific way.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords: growing plants, life processes, fruits seeds and dispersal.


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: A Leaf in Time

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/129-a-leaf-in-time-a-popular-introduction-to-photosynthesis

Pupil Description: Present this PDF to your class to teach photosynthesis to pupils at around 10 years old

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Respiration and Photosynthesis Teachers' guide

URL: http://www.saps.org.uk/primary/teaching-resources/551-respiration-and-photosynthesis-made-easy

Pupil Description: Strictly, neither of these words appears on the curriculum for children at this level. However, indirect reference is likely to be made to both processes, so we give these background notes in a way that could be used with children.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: Easy PEAsy seed germination

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/easy-peasy.aspx

Pupil Description: Germination and variables activity for 8 - 11 years.

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

Keywords:


Page: KS21.1

Site Name: The plant detective

URL: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/plant-detective.aspx

Pupil Description: An interactive presentation, suitable for Key Stage 2 (8-11 year olds) describing the different parts of a plant. The plant detective covers topics such as: Reproduction Photosynthesis Adaptation To use the plant detective you will need to have a Flash viewer installed

Teacher Description:

Resource Type: Teacher top 5, Teacher-led

Audience: Teacher

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