Through experimentation, second graders have discovered the basic needs and functions of plants. This unit included guidance for growing fast plants in various conditions for experimentation, authentic assessments, ideas for bulletin boards, art projects, literature suggestions, and other hands-on activities.
Questions and Answers
What is the function of the leaves of a plant?
To provide food
To blow in wind
To provide shelter
What part of a plant is needed to produce more plants?
Which part of the part is used to attract insects?
What is the name for the part of the plant where pollen is found?
Name and explain the process by which a plant makes it own food?
What is the green substance in plants called?
Which part of a plant holds it upright and moves it towards the light?
Which part of a plant anchors it to the ground?
Which part of the plant takes water and mineral salts to the leaves?