Grade 3-5 (Kit)
Do plants need light? Students will investigate the importance of light to plants by creating desktop greenhouses. Kit includes clear plastic cups with lids, black plastic cups, black electrical tape, black card stock, Jiffy 7 peat pellets, alfalfa seeds, white 5mm LED lights, 3-volt coin cell batteries. Enough supplies for 30 students working in groups of two.
The Desktop Greenhouses kit complements the lesson Desktop Greenhouses.
Additional lesson plans associated with this kit can be found on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.