Plants: Let’s Investigate

This title supports the following learning objectives for Key Stage 2 science: Identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants including roots, stems, trunks, leaves and flowers; Explore the requirements of plants for life and growth and how they vary from plant to plant; Investigate the way in which water is transported within plants; Explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal; Recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways; Identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment and identify how they are adapted to suit their environment.

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  • ISBN: 978-1-78856-032-0
  • Age Group: 7 years plus
  • Series: Science Essentials Key Stage 2
  • Author: Ruth Owen & Victoria Dobney
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • Dimensions: 280 x 210 mm
  • Curriculum Links: Life cycles, Living things and their habitats, Non-fiction reading, Plants, Pollination, Science, Scientists at work, STEM, Working scientifically
Key Selling Features
• Brings STEM to life • High interest narrative text with numerous fact boxes • Colourful, sophisticated designs and imagery • On-the-page activities and experiments • On-the-page download buttons highlight the availability of online FREE resources • Introduces key science vocabulary • Non-fiction features including: table of contents, labels and captions, glossary and index
Series Information
Series Name: Science Essentials Key Stage 2  Resources
This 10-book series covers the entire programme of study for science at Key Stage 2. It has been designed for students to enjoy and as a helpful resource for teachers planning science lessons. The books encourage students to ask questions and then answer them using scientific evidence and enquiries, such as investigations and experiments. The pages offer discussion topics and critical thinking questions. Each book features “download buttons” that show a free downloadable teacher resource or student worksheet is available for that page.