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Beautiful Seeds

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Read aloud The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle. Then provide a variety of seeds for children to examine. Challenge them to compare the seeds -- their size, shape, color. Help children plant seeds in potting soil and cups. Then invite them to keep a journal, recording each stage of growth. Each student might glue a seed to the first page and write the name under it. Encourage children to record through drawings or words what happens as their seeds sprout. When the seeds grow, Ask Did the size of the seed have anything to do with the size of the plant? Which seeds grew fastest? Which seeds grew flowers?


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05/18/2009

 

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