COLLECTION

PRIMARY ELEMENTARY  |  SCIENCE

Plant Doctor

Students will dissect plant parts to build an understanding of their purpose then write creative plant prescriptions to address their needs.

Concepts: Plant Needs | Plant Parts

Essential Questions

  • What do each of the plant parts provide for the plant?
  • How can we provide or protect what plants need to grow and thrive?

Standards Addressed

Focus
  • S1L1a. Students will identify the basic needs of a plant: air, water, light, nutrients.
  • S1L1c. Students will identify the parts of a plant: root, stem, leaf, and flower.

Explorations in this Collection

Writing Plant Prescriptions

Writing Plant Prescriptions

Dissecting the Plant Parts

Dissecting the Plant Parts

Recommended Resources

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Educators

Children’s Literature

  • In the Garden with Dr. Carver by Susan Grigsby