Plant Parts Salad

Students will harvest vegetables from the garden, taste a variety of plants and
learn about their nutritional value. Students will learn parts of a plant by
making a ‘plant parts salad.’

Concepts: Plant Parts, Healthy Choices

Essential Questions

  • How can we identify each of the plant parts in our schoolyard garden?
  • What do each of the plant parts provide for the plant?
  • How does eating a variety of plant parts nourish our bodies?

Standards Addressed

  • S1L1c. Students will identify the parts of a plant: root, stem, leaf, and flower.
  • HE1a. Students will tell how healthy behaviors impact personal health and wellness.