1.4 Plants

1.4 The student will investigate and understand that plants have basic life needs and functional parts and can be classified according to certain characteristics. Key concepts include:
a) plants need nutrients, air, water, light, and a place to grow;
b) basic parts of plants; and
c) plants can be classified based on a variety of characteristics.

Research Resources:

National Geographic Young Explorers – Seeds Grow, Trees
BBC- Helping Plants Grow Well
FOSS Web – Plants
Parts of a Plant

Design Briefs:
S2Plant Creation