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Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Learning Resources, Practical Activities |

What is inside a Seed?

You will need: a variety of seeds, lima beans, corn, sunflower, peas, magnifying glasses and bowls of water.

What you do:

.Soak the seeds overnight. Lima_Beans

.Look for the scar on the side of the seed. (This is the spot where the seed was attached to the plant.)

.Slip the seed coat off the bean and split the bean into two parts.

.Attached to half of the bean is a very tiny plant.

.Use the magnifying glass to find where the roots, stem, and leaves might grow from this plant.