Water Transportation In Plants Lesson Plan

Water Transportation In Plants Lesson Plan

This lesson plan links to National Curriculum Key Stage 2 science (year 3) Scotland Curriculum for Excellence First Level; planet Earth Northern Ireland CCEA; interdependence Pupils will learn that water is transported through the stem to other parts of the plant. The session takes approximately 30 minutes at any time of the year. Key vocabulary includes; living, non-living, flower, stem, stalk, leaves, roots, up-take, transported, xylem (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 . RHS Registered Charity no 222879/SCO038262
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Rocks and Soils Lesson Plan

Rocks and Soils Lesson Plan

This Lesson plan links to National Curriculum Key Stage 2 Science; rocks National Curriculum Key Stage 3 Geography; rocks, weathering and soils The Curriculum For Excellence (Scotland) Science SCN3 1-17a Students will learn more about soil types, how these are mode and soils from the locality. The session will take approximately 60 minutes at any time of the year and is a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities. Key vocabulary includes: rocks, soil, bedrock, weathering, organic matter, humus, living organisms and biota (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016. RHS registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Plant Adaptations Lesson Plan

Plant Adaptations Lesson Plan

This lesson plan links to the National Curriculum Key Stage 2 Science; plants, evolution and inheritance Key Stage 2 Geography; local knowledge and physical geography The Curriculum For Excellence (Scotland) Science; SCN 2-01a, Social Science; SOC 1-12b, 2-12a Pupils will learn what plants need to survive and that over time adaptation may lead to evolution. the session lasts for approximately 60 minutes both indoors and outside. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016. RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Plant Propagation Lesson Plan

Plant Propagation Lesson Plan

This lesson plan links to the National Curriculum Key Stage 2 Science; living things and their habitats, evolution and inheritance. The Curriculum For Excellence SCN 2 -14a, SCN 4-02a, SCN4- 12b In this lesson pupils will dissect a flower and learn about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants. The session will take approximately 60 minutes and can take place both indoors and outside. Key vocabulary includes; sexual reproduction, asexual reproduction, dissect, flower, sepal, petal, stamen, carpel, seed, clone, propagation and cutting. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016. RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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65 I Can Statements

65 I Can Statements

These statements can be used to assess skills before and after a particular task or period of time, enabling pupils and staff to plan horticultural learning and monitor progress. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Make a Mini Allotment

Make a Mini Allotment

Grow vegetables all year round in mini allotments on your windowsill. Use recycled containers such as wooden fruit crates, fish boxes or old pots to grow micro greens. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Sowing in Pots

Sowing in Pots

Some seeds may need warmer temperatures to germinate. Sow seeds in pots indoors to achieve this or start crops earlier. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Growing Vegetables in Schools

Growing Vegetables in Schools

Do your pupils know where their food originally comes from? A vegetable garden is an excellent teaching resource and will provide great enjoyment and satisfaction to all involved. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Seed Dispersal Lesson Plan

Seed Dispersal Lesson Plan

This lesson plan links to National Curriculum Key Stage 2 Science; plants Pupils will learn about the structure of seeds and fruits and the different methods by which they are dispersed. The session will last approximately 45 minutes and can take place both indoors and outside. Key vocabulary includes; seed, dispersal, wind, wings, float, animals, hooks, fruit, birds (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016. The RHS Registered Charity no 222879/SCO038262
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Be Safe, Be Aware

Be Safe, Be Aware

Here are some simple rules to keep everyone safe in the garden. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Plant out young plants

Plant out young plants

Learn to dig a small hole and plant a young plant to the correct depth and spacing. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Fruit and Vegetables For Health Lesson Plan

Fruit and Vegetables For Health Lesson Plan

This lesson plan links to the National Curriculum Key Stage 1 and 2 Science; plants (including humans) The Curriculum For Excellence (Scotland) Early, First and Second Level science, numeracy and social studies Pupils will learn the importance of fruit and vegetables for a healthy diet and also understand soil is essential for plant growth. The session will last for approximately 90 minutes and can take place all year round both outside and indoors. Key words include; names of fruit, names of vegetables, balanced diet, five-a-day, healthy, nutrition and soil (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Sow Annual Seeds Direct

Sow Annual Seeds Direct

Create colourful patches of flowers by sowing easy to grow hardy annuals. These will help attract pollinating insects to the garden. (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016 RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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Colour All Around Us Lesson Plan

Colour All Around Us Lesson Plan

This lesson plan links to the National Curriculum Key Stage; Art & Design The Curriculum For Excellence Early and First Level; expressive arts Pupils can explore the outdoor environment and seasonal nature found within it during this session. The session lasts approximately 60 minutes and can take place all year round. Key words include; colour, shade, colour wheel, primary colours, secondary colours, opposite and texture (C) The Royal Horticultural Society 2016. RHS Registered Charity no. 222879/SCO38262
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