Science year 2: What do plants need to thrive?

We started our science lesson reviewing what we know about seeds and germination. We then compared seeds and bulbs, how they are similar and different. The children came up with fantastic observations. We then moved on to considering what plants need to grow well. The children were already very knowledgeable about plants needing air, water, light, heat and soil. We found out some further details- that plants use light and carbon dioxide to make food which they need to grow. We also had lots of fun completing a word wall quiz and acting out how plants react to a lack of light or water.

Acting out withered and wilting plants who are short of water.

Leave a Reply