Growing Seeds Unit Study

Resource Type

Resource Name/Author

Comments

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Rating

Book/Library

Cardinal and Sunflower; Preller, James

Scattered sunflower seeds grow into sunflowers, a family of cardinals feeds on its flowers; the boys donít seem to enjoy it much

 

3

Book/Library

From Seed to Plant; Gibbons, Gail

Fairly technical w/ biological terms, good experiment on growing seeds in jar

Y

3

Book/Library

How a Seed Grows; Jordan, Helene J.

Simple with a nice description of how a bean seed grows (using egg shells)

Y

5

Book/Library

The Dandelion Seed; Anthony, Joseph

Nice tail of a reluctant dandelion seed

Y

4

Book/Library

The Surprise Garden; Hall, Zoe

Very nice, good idea for a project sometime

Y

5

Demonstration

Pear, tomato, cantaloupe, mango, green pepper, strawberries

Look at different seeds, compare sizes, where they are found, one or many,

 

5

Hands-on Project

Chia Herb Garden

Herbs grew well and demonstrated lots of good seed growing concepts

 

5

Video/Library

Wild America: The Beauty of Butterflies

More adult-oriented

 

2

 

Ratings: 5= Excellent, 4= Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor


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