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Growing Plants in a Light Hut: Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Experiment

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Plants are great to grow with students. The problem is a classroom does not provide the right environment. Learn how to create a light hut. It will provide the light and heat needed for seeds to sprout and plants to grow. Simple to make and great results. Typically my seeds sprout out of the soil in 3-4 days. Use the two activities included to teach about plant growth and the scientific method.

In the first activity students demonstrate keeping things constant.

In the second activity students follow the scientific method to answer the question:
Does the depth a seed is planted affect the number of leaves that will grow?

Students will enjoy growing plants and investigating. Teachers will love its’ ease of use, the success of the light hut, and watching students think scientifically. The light hut is great to integrate with current growing projects.

Included in the 26 page download:
*How to Make a Light Hut
*Activity 1: Learning about Constants When Growing Plants
*Activity 2: Exploring Seed Depth
*Answer Keys
*Science Investigation Rubric

Supplies:
Copy paper box, aluminum foil, plastic lid, 13 watt CFL bulb, glue sticks, clear tape, extension cord, scissors, outlet-to-lamp holder adapter, plastic cups, potting soil, water, bean seeds, pea seeds.

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Yours in Science,

Kimberly Scott

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Growing Plants in a Light Hut for K-2 by Kimberly Scott is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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1 Month

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Growing Plants in a Light Hut:  Kindergarten, First, and S
Growing Plants in a Light Hut:  Kindergarten, First, and S
Growing Plants in a Light Hut:  Kindergarten, First, and S
Growing Plants in a Light Hut:  Kindergarten, First, and S