Emily from Common Threads Farm was back with a lesson about seeds.
First, students, observed, compared, and sorted several seeds.
Next, they were engaged in a great conversation about where seeds come from, how they travel, and how they can be used as a food source or used to make more plants! As I sit here working on this, birds are making good use of the sunflower seeds on the plants in my yard.
Finally, students observed and dissected a lima bean.
Then they drew it and labeled its parts. Something like this:
Please comment! What is something new you learned about seeds? What is knowledge or experience you have with seeds you can share with the class? What did you learn about how seeds travel? How DO seeds travel: fly, swim, walk? What is something else you would like to learn about seeds?