Fun Classroom Activities and Experiments to Interest Kids in Growing Plants
There are several fun classroom activities that will get children interested in growing plants and finding out more about them. Some of these activities were what first captured my imagination as a child, and are the reason I still love growing plants to this day. I hope this Hub will give any teachers or parents, reading it, some good ideas they can try out on their pupils or children. I promise you the kids love it.
Kindergarten xylem water movement demonstation with napa cabbage and dyed water - 1
1) Take Celery or Napa Cabbage (largest you can find) and slice a stalk halfway up the middle. 2) Place two clear containers close together. Add a few drops of food coloring in two different colors to the jars. 3) Add water to the jars to fill to about 1.5 inches deep. 4) Wait about 8 hours and observe the difference! Plants use little tubes to transport water from where they have it (the ground, usually) to where they need it (in their leaves, where it is "breathed out" through little pores…
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Montessori-Inspired Solar System Unit
Today I want to share some Montessori-inspired solar system printables and activities from around the blogosphere. I'll just add activities from posts published after my Montessori-Inspired Astronomy Activities post unless they're sun-related activities and printables in my Montessori-Inspired Star and Constellation Unit or moon-related activities and printables in my Montessori-Inspired Moon Unit. I'll save the Montessori Great Lessons for another post. Montessori-Inspired Solar System…
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NASA | Tour of the Moon
Although the moon has remained largely unchanged during human history, our understanding of it and how it has evolved over time has evolved dramatically. Tha...
Day and Night Explanation,Causes Science for Kids
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