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Plant Investigation Booklet

Plant Investigation Booklet

**A Booklet for a Plant Investigation/Experiment ** A booklet for a scientific investigation, the investigation/experiment can be linked to testing the growing conditions for plants. Altering the amount of water/light/soil a plant has.
alicepoole1
Science Unit Planning - Plants - Year 3

Science Unit Planning - Plants - Year 3

Unit Planning for Science Topic on Plants for Year 3 A unit plan of 6 lessons for a topic on plants. Lesson timings for each lesson are approximately 90 or 120 minutes. The planning includes, learning objectives, teaching ideas, key questions, activities and resources list. Teaching points that are covered in the topic are listed below: Understand that it is important to be able to grow plants well because they provide food and other items for us To know that all food chains begin with a green plant To understand the function of the parts of a plant To understand that plants need leaves in order to grow well To plan an appropriate investigation To make careful observations and measurements of plants growing To use simple apparatus to measure the height of plants in standard measures To use results to draw conclusions and provide explanations To know that water is transported through the stem to other parts of the plant To know that that plants need light for healthy growth To know that plants need water, but not unlimited water, for healthy growth To know that temperature can affect the growth of plants To ask questions about the growth of plants To plan a fair test To write a clear conclusion
alicepoole1
Science Investigations Bundle

Science Investigations Bundle

Various resources to support planning of science investigations. Bundle includes: -Cress Investigation - Effects of Exercise investigation - Waterproof materials - Shadows investigation - Sugar in drinks (full lesson plan & accompanying resources) Bundle will save 40% off individual resource prices!
DosbarthJJ
GustoSinga

GustoSinga

GustoSinga is INTUITIVE, IMAGINATIVE & INSPIRATIONAL. It's an adventure not to be missed! Based on truth but written with imagination, it covers an extreme journey taken by a brave woman from Africa in the 1930's. There is humour and pleasure in every page sharing a positive vibe and excellent communication with animals and people through listening skills.We are all on a journey and the Author invites every reader to join her on this one. It is written to encourage, young people – and the young at heart to embrace the future of our world with a new awareness like never before. May there be new respect for listening to experiential knowledge and to reality in the calls of nature. GustoSinga is an exciting adventure, based on truth and written with imagination. It's about a huge leap of faith made together with a lion cub called Gusto to the other side of the world to meet Singa, the tiger cub. If the elephants can share over continents as they do, may the Author's written words share an adaptability and sensitivity to cultural diversity and an important insight into endangered species, and collectively, our endangered Planet Earth. ‘I can highly recommend this book for ALL ages. The author's love and knowledge of animals shines through strongly and her experience living in Africa, U.K. and Asia contributes extensive local knowledge which excites and educates the reader and provides a memorable setting for the book’s main characters. This is equally matched by her love for humanity and every living thing which infiltrates throughout the book leaving the reader pondering many of life's conundrums. This story is so suitable for today’s fast pace…shared factually and creatively to spellbind every reader. Excellent for a quiet evening read to transport the reader to sunny climes as well as for an adult to share with a child on these cubs’ life journeys, one across the oceans in a plethora of eventualities. ‘Thank you so much Marguerite, for a unique, imaginative experience. GustoSinga links love of the natural world with man’s best and worst. I think it is a valuable allegory teaching youth to look beyond the appearance of things, deeper into the significance. We don’t know the half of what communications are going on with life around us. That’s what’s so tragic. We don’t allow the animals to speak to us, as we are all too busy. GustoSinga highlights learning to reconcile the peacefulness of allowing nature to exist. It is as if there is a competition for space – the animals to be themselves for enriching our lives. Why do we hunt? What makes man kill? Can that be turned around?’ “Story telling has always been the best way to communicate a message, and the message from Marguerite’s latest book is loud and clear. GustoSinga offers a very different way of looking at the animal kingdom from the Attenborough type of documentaries or the Disney cartoons.
MargueriteM
Earth Day Interactive Foldable Booklet

Earth Day Interactive Foldable Booklet

Celebrate our amazing planet Earth as you learn ways to preserve its natural resources. Learn and document what you know about this special day as you create this fun, interactive booklet to glue into a notebook or lapbook. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file.
KnowledgeBoxCentral
Cress Investigation

Cress Investigation

An investigation designed to test the best material to plant cress in order to support germination. Resources include a PowerPoint to support investigation planning and evaluation sheets following the investigation.
DosbarthJJ
Pond Life Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Dipping Minibeasts

Pond Life Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Dipping Minibeasts

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Pond Lfie'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Practically Perfect Pumpkins Mini-Lapbook

Practically Perfect Pumpkins Mini-Lapbook

Nothing says "fall fun" like a big, bright, orange pumpkin! Whether you carve it, bake it into a pie, or just set it on the porch for decoration, it brings seasonal joy to any household! Learn about the origin of pumpkins, new fun pumpkin activities and recipes, and why pumpkins were NOT the first jack-o'-lanterns! This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
Flower matching pairs game- flash cards, display

Flower matching pairs game- flash cards, display

A lovely matching pairs game with British flowers. This pack contains one set of coloured cards. The cards can be used as a matching pairs game or as flash cards or displayed in the outdoor area for children to spot and name the flowers in the surroundings.
robbyn
Tree matching pairs game- flash cards, display- Forest schools

Tree matching pairs game- flash cards, display- Forest schools

A lovely matching pairs game with British trees. This pack contains two sets of coloured cards- one with tree names and one without. The cards can be used as a matching pairs game or as flash cards or displayed in the outdoor area for children to spot and name the trees in the surroundings.
robbyn