Plants: What do Plants Need to Live?
These sites focus on things plants need to live. There are video clips, animations, experiments, and lesson plans to understand what plants need to live and grow. There are links to eThemes Resources on Plants: Photosynthesis for Elementary School, Plants: Life Cycles, and Plants: Species and Parts.
Great Plant Escape: Growing Plants Indoors
Find out what are the seven things that plants need to grow.
BBC: Helping Plants Grow Well
Play this interactive game to learn the conditions needed for a plant to grow. A quiz is included. NOTE: The "Talk" leads to a discussion forum.
Science NetLink: Crops 2: What Plants Need to Grow
This lesson plan aims to familiarize students with kinds of things that plants need to grow well. Includes video clips, experiments, and worksheets.
Lesson Plan: Do Plants Need Water?
In this lesson, students will do experiments and investigate if plants need water to grow.
Simple Sun Experiments for Children
This page provides activities for students to test if plants need sunlight.
Plants need air, water, soil, and light. Here is an experiment to see what happens when plants are deprived of one of the things they need.
eThemes Resource: Plants: Photosynthesis for Elementary School
These sites focus on photosynthesis and plant growth. There are animations that demonstrate the photosynthesis process, and how plants grow as well as activities, games, and songs. eThemes Resources on plant species, carnivorous plants, and plant's life cycles, plant's cells, and teaching with comedy are included.
eThemes Resource: Plants: Life Cycles
These sites focus on pollination, germination, and photosynthesis in plants. There are hands-on experiments that demonstrate the characteristics of plants as well as online activities. eThemes Resources on plant species, carnivorous plants, trees, and autumn are included.
eThemes Resource: Plants: Species and Parts
These sites have information on different species of plants as well as their parts and functions. Includes eThemes resources on carnivorous plants, plant and animal cells, and the life cycles of plants.
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