Tag Archives: plant parts

“The corn adds a bit of sweetness to the salsa.”

The kindergartner entomologists searched in the garden for creatures. Students found a range of animals – from insects to non-insects. They searched under logs, in plants, and in the soil for an living thing. After collecting, students categorized their discoveries as … Continue reading

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“Wait…is this a fruit?”

This week students began their scientific journey in our Outdoor Classroom! The third graders began the week by meeting a plant. Students searched the garden for a plant they felt connected to and used their scientific skills to collect data. … Continue reading

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6 parts! How many? 6 plant parts that plants and people need.

The third graders transformed themselves into a giant super plant on Tuesday – each student morphed into one of the 6 plant parts and created a super plant with roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds! After learning the various … Continue reading

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From Cucumbers to Pickles: An ode to plant parts

On Monday, the second grade classes used their culinary skills and their plant part knowledge to make pickles. Alison Eastwood, a wonderful parent volunteer, spent her morning in the Miraloma garden and bestowed her pickling knowledge upon the second graders. … Continue reading

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