parts of the plant (p23 Look around) Children name the different
types of roots - give examples of a tap root system and a fibrous
Projector set up. Now we will move on and use the Mad About Science
CD to look:
of the different parts of the plant
(23)What a plant needs to grow?
(24) Where plants grow best?
(27) Where new plants come from?
Children take it in turns to read out the information and to control
the mouse. Select
22: Parts of a plant.
Child labels the different parts of the plant. Next we look at the
function of the different parts of a plant. (P 23-24 Look Around
can be used to compare functions). Functions can be listed on the
23: What a plant needs to grow?
can click on different options e.g. light, water, light and water,
and the affect of each is displayed on the screen.
Where plants grow best? Check how plants progress in the following
environments - a) Garden, b) desert, and c) polar region
Making new plants. Seeds made in the flower. Pollination and Fertilization.
How seeds grow. The affect of angled light - Phototropism.
work in groups.
Draw pictures to show the different types of roots and give examples
of each (label the pictures)
Draw and label a diagram showing the main parts of a plant.
Charts listing the functions of the various parts of a plant.
Draw a series of pictures to illustrate phototropism.