Seeds & Sprouts

Students will look for evidence of how different types of plants reproduce then will explore whether all plants grow from seeds.

Concepts: Plant Parts

Essential Questions

  • How do different plants reproduce?
  • Do all plants grow from seeds?

Standards Addressed

  • S1L1c. Students will identify the parts of a plant: root, stem, leaf, and flower.

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