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Plants from Seed

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Plant rapid-cycling brassica seeds in soil.

Plants are living organisms.

Seeds are alive and grow into new plants.

Record by drawing a picture of the potted seed.


living organism

seeds

plants

soil

brassica


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Plants from Seed

Brassica Seeds
Activity 1, Part 2
Planting Brassica
pp. 9-11

Worksheet #3:
Plant Picture


Record observations using the techniques of drawing, labeling, and captioning.

Create student observation booklets.

Create a class observation chart.


scientific drawing

labeling

captioning

recording

observation of details


FOSS:
Plants from Seed

Brassica Seeds
Activity 1, Part 1
Introduce Recording
pg. 5

Worksheet #2:
Growth of Brassica


Observe and record the sequence of changes as the seed germinates and grows.

Measure growth using cm scale.

Plants need water, light, and nutrients to grow.

Compare the development of different brassica plants.

Identify the parts of growing plants as they develop. Label the drawing to show plant parts.


change

germinate

sprout

measure

stem

roots

leaves

fertilizer

nutrients


FOSS:
Plants from Seed

Brassica Seeds
Activity 1, Part 3
Observing Brassica Growth
pp. 13

Worksheet #4:
Brassica A

Worksheet #5:
Brassica B

(imbedded assessment)



As plants grow they develop roots, stems, leaves, buds, flowers, and seeds in a sequence called a life cycle.

Pollinate flowers by touching the flower of one plant to several others.


flowers

buds

pollination

life cycle

cross-pollinate


FOSS:
Plants from Seed

Brassica Seeds
Activity 1, Part 3
Observing Brassica
pg. 13

Worksheet #2:
Growth of Brassica


Observe the formation of seed pods.

Harvest the seeds.

Analyze the harvest for such things as: the number of seeds per pod and number of pods per plant.


seedpod

harvest

range

total


FOSS:
Plants from Seed

Brassica Seeds
Activity 1, Part 3
Observing Brassica
pp. 13 & 14

Worksheet #2:
Growth of Brassica


Optional

Plant a few harvested seeds to complete the plant cycle.


plant cycle

harvest

plant

seed

 


FOSS:
Plants from Seed

Brassica Seeds
Activity 1
Home and School Extensions #2
pg. 15