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Plant Transpiration and Rainbow Celery Experiment

During this lesson, you will teach your children about plant transpiration and how it works by having your child conduct a simple but fun experiment. Your child will learn the meaning of transpiration, practice using the scientific method, observe how transpiration works, and explain transpiration to others. There are opportunities for differentiation provided throughout the lesson.


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LessonGrades 2-4BotanyPlantsScienceCraftFlowersKinesthetic

This lesson examines the parts of the flower or plant. Children get to research, discover, draw, and label the parts of a flower, do a creative activity, and go on a nature walk.

LessonGrades 3-8PlantsScienceBotanyFlowersNature

This lesson focuses on learning about and categorizing plants, trees and flowers in order to propagate them and grow new ones!

LessonGrades 3-5PlantsScienceBotanyField TripsGardening

This lesson combines the scientific concepts of plant life cycle and with a fun Gardening activity.

LessonGrades 2-7Science

After learning about The Netherlands and reading and watching about the Dutch scientist Antony Van Leeuwenhoek and his discovery of cells, we were inspired to learn more about cells as well.

LessonPreK-2ScienceBiologyExperimentsScientific Method

This lesson provides students with hands-on activities related to the plants and seeds and takes them through the germination process.

PrintableK-5PlantsScienceExperimentsFlowersLife Sciences

With this short and sweet resource, your child can practice labeling the parts of a dandelion flower.

Found in lesson: … mini-unit that includes labeling real dandelion plants. I also wanted to provide families with …

LessonPreK-5PlantsScienceFlowersLife SciencesNature

Have fun exploring, experimenting with, creating with, and learning about dandelions as a family!

Found in lesson: … are closed. How do you think this plant's seeds travel? What do you wonder …

Short lessonK-5PlantsScienceAnimalsDrawingNature

Encourage your child to write, sketch, and think about things they observe while out in nature! Grab some clipboards, pencils, the observation sheets in this document, and a magnifying glass (if you have one handy). Have fun observing, wondering about, and exploring nature together!


Your child will watch a cool time-lapse video and create a diagram as they learn about the life cycle of a watermelon. Then, they will describe how watermelon tastes, feels, smells...as they enjoy this delicious summertime snack! Check out the optional, quick watermelon pizza recipe too!

Found in lesson: … a watermelon plant alike / different from other plants you are familiar with? Create a Diagram …

LessonGrades 1-4PlantsScienceDirtEarthEcosystems

Has your child ever wondered what is below the grass? In this lesson, children will learn all about the layers of soil that exist below what they can see through activities including watching an informative video, doing a hands-on core sampling simulation, creating an edible soil horizons snack, and more.

LessonGrades 1-3BotanyPlantsLifeScienceCookingFruits

In this lesson, children will learn about watermelons by planting their own watermelon seed and watching it grow into a mature, fruit-bearing plant. The lesson also includes educational videos, information about the history and origin of watermelons, a watermelon slime recipe and a delicious and healthy watermelon pizza recipe for kids to create in the kitchen!

Found in lesson: … and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow. 3 …

LessonPreK-2PlantsArtsScienceFlowersMotor Skills

In this multifaceted lesson, your child will learn all about roses through a combination of research, videos, craft activities, labeling flower parts and a fine motor skill activity. You and your child will also have the option to visit your local flower nursery to examine roses in person!

LessonGrade 8BotanyPlantsScienceBiologyConservationEarth

This lesson studies how plants grow through the processes of photosynthesis and the Carbon Cycle. Children will watch a video about plant cells while labeling a plant cell chart, research more about the lesson topics, build a Carbon Dioxide generator, and complete a quiz to review what they have learned.


In this lesson children will discover the marvelous mushroom! Children will read beautiful books, watch interesting videos, go on a mushroom hunt, create an adorable mushroom craft, identify, label, dissect, cook, and grow mushrooms of their own!

Found in lesson: … Mushroom by Lisa Owings Non-Flowering Plants: A Golden Nature Guide by Floyd …

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