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Science

Lesson 4

L.I.: To know what seeds and plants need to grow well. 

Success criteria

I can talk about how to plant seeds

I can say some of the things seeds and plants need to grow well

 

This week we are having a good look at seeds!  Watch this first clip where you can see some seedlings which have just started to grow in Mrs Scanzi's garden!

Looking at seedlings

Have a look at these seeds from a Delphinium plant and watch as Mrs Scanzi plants them in the soil. 

Planting seeds

Have a look at this story about a boy called Sam who is planting some seeds.
Look at the pdf below and have a go at designing your own seed packets.  Will you grow flowers, fruits or vegetables?

Scientific questions to talk about at home

Why can cress seeds grow without needing soil?

Can seeds grow in the dark or without any water?

Key words

Seeds, soil, sun, sunlight, air, roots, growth, water, plant, sapling, seedling

Extra challenge

Have a go at listing all of the conditions that seeds need to grow well - 

 

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