Plants


Video


Richard Hammond's super slow motion footage of exploding seed pods - Here

Downloadable videos including a nice comparison of sunflower seeds germinating in the dark and in the light


This video shows that plants are sensitive to changes around them.
Websites

Great website www.arkive.org

http://www.exploratorium.edu/gardening/bloom/secret_life_of_flowers/

The Exploratorium's Science of Gardening website is great for plants and flowers. It has some lovely close up shots of different flowers. Here


Resources
Naming Trees
A simple leaf ID sheet Here
And the spinning Tree i-dial - Here


Lesson Ideas

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KS1 Primary Update Activities
KS2 Primary Update Activities
Make and label a plant from straws, card and string

Songs

http://ks2songs.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/heres-our-first-track-ks2-science.html#.UkmaKH-OzzM

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