Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math
Growing Vegetable Soup
Growing Vegetable Soup STEAM activities is a hands-on activity pack. The teacher will provide a variety of vegetables for the student to explore.
After reading the book Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert the student will:
Page 3: Weighing vegetables: Students will draw two tools to weigh vegetables. Predict the weight of vegetables. Weigh vegetables and compare predictions.
Page 4: Measuring vegetables: Students will draw two tools to measure vegetables. Standard or non-standard tools can be used to measure.
Pages 5-9 Graphing: Picture graph, Pictograph and Bar Graph
Page 9-10 Exploring Seeds: Predicting if a vegetable will have seeds inside. Cutting open vegetables to examine seeds. Drawing seeds.
Page 12: Using senses to explore vegetables
Page 13: Using technology to draw vegetables
Page 14: Writing a Recipe: Making lists. Sequencing directions. Measuring.
Page 15: Vegetable Vocabulary Cut and paste
Page 16: Create a vegetable: Students are challenged to use engineering skills to create a vegetable using specific materials provided by the teacher.
Page 17: Planting Seeds: Writing a list. Sequencing directions
Page 18: Plant Journal: Daily Recording sheet
Page 19: Engineering: Design a way to keep your plant from falling over
Page 20: Using technology to design a seed packet
Page 21: Math Fact Color by number Page 22-23: Cover page for student work
Page 24: Additional Art & Technology Ideas