Lesson: Lifecycle of plants
In this lesson we are going to explore the 4 stages of the lifecycle in a plant. We will investigate Pollination, seed dispersal, germination and growth and investigate the conditions needed at each stage Your teacher will tell you which scientific skill, either Planning or Presenting and analysing data or Evaluation, to focus on during this lesson.
Before you start
Print out the worksheet that is in the Resources section or alternatively download it to your computer to fill in digitally.
You will need the following items for the practical investigation in this lesson :
plant pot, some small aluminium foil cake or pie tins, plastic tray from cake box, a pencil, yellow post it notes, Sellotape, a balloon, paper, cress seeds, sunflower seeds, cotton wool, soil and a scissors.
When you’re ready
Watch the video and carry out the work, including the investigation, as prompted by the scientist on the screen. Have fun!
Below is the list of key words you will come across during the course of the lesson: