Science in society:

Seeds and plant growth discovery pack

Designed to allow pupils, aged 5 to 12 years, to explore the world of seeds and plant growth.

All the activities can be used to encourage children to care for and appreciate living things and to think about the world around them. The activities can also be used to encourage children to think about health and safety issues.

Activity sheets

Introduction (PDF 238KB)

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1 - Discovering seeds (PDF 109KB)

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2 - Seed sorting (PDF 590KB)

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3 - Sunflower jigsaw (PDF 1.53MB)

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4 - Fun with flowers (PDF 298KB)

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5 - Climbing and crawling (PDF 380KB)

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6 - Room to grow (PDF 266KB)

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7 - Eating plants (PDF 416KB)

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8* - Seed detectives (PDF 370KB)

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9 - Introduction to seed germination (PDF 577KB)

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10 - Seed dispersal (PDF 805KB)

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11 - Tank trials - measuring germination (PDF 280KB)

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12 - The growth cycle of sunflower (PDF 318KB)

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13 - Wandering wild oats (PDF 229KB)

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*Worksheets to accompany activity sheet 8 (photographs)

Pupil worksheet 4 (PDF 636KB)

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Pupil worksheet 5 (PDF 488KB)

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Pupil worksheet 6 (PDF 610KB)

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Pupil worksheet 7 (PDF 442KB)

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Pupil worksheet 8 (PDF 545KB)

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Pupil worksheet 9 (PDF 601KB)

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Pupil worksheet 10 (PDF 527KB)

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