An extension/ homework task or project to survey the types of seeds in your neighbourhood.
A comprehensive reference resource with information and definitions. Includes series of web-based tasks and resources based on plant science and anatomy.
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.
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.
Present this PDF to your class to teach photosynthesis to pupils at around 10 years old
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.
Germination and variables activity for 8 - 11 years.
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:
To use the plant detective you will need to have a Flash viewer installed
BBC Bitesize provides information, an activity (based on the popular Sarah Jane adventures) and a quiz on plant growth.