SCIENTIFIC METHOD - Our scientific method posters take students through the steps of a FICTIONAL science experiment based on the question "Does the color of light affect the growth of plants and flowers?". It would be awesome if a class uses these posters to actually conduct the experiment! $$
In our unit about plants, this pumpkin investigation could be utilized to teach students how to look at different types of plants. They would describe the outside, count how many lines there are, describe the inside, and count how many seeds there are. It would be a fun way to get students involved in plant observations.
Show kids that plants will grow towards the light by making a plant shoebox maze. credit: Plants for Kids. I also want to do a garden in a glass box so kids can see what goes on underneath. Part of science and discovery center. Can have them guess at the beginning what will happen and then document what is going on.
The Penny Experiment - a fun & easy science experiment for kids. This would be a fun science exploration for President's Day. Kids can determine what else they would use on the pennies and compare results
KMG-This is a great charting activity with plants and can be used toward the end of the lesson to ensure that the students understand the lesson. The parts of the plant and what the plants give are more complex complex concepts for kindergarten, but it is still okay to introduce and teach it. I just will not require reciprocation of the information in order to achieve mastery.
wow. this is beautiful .. a pitcher plant; best idea is the bottle they are in! Very creative and practical for this plant!!Research the requirements of each species. Carnivorous pitcher plants can be found all over the world, so the requirements to grow them vary according to the region from which they are sourced. Do your research prior to making your terrarium.
Pinch off the early pepper blossoms: This won’t harm the plants, you want to pinch everything until the plant reaches full size. If you don't the plant will never reach it's full potential. The plant would then be able to support the weight of the crop.