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1 What Does a Seed Need? in Kaimuki Complex Lynn Miyashiro Ala Wai Elementary

2 Adventures in Kindergarten Learned about our five senses Learned about our five senses Learned about living and nonliving things Learned about living and nonliving things Animals have babies Animals have babies Plants have seeds Plants have seeds Carved a pumpkin Carved a pumpkin Estimated how many seeds Estimated how many seeds Counted seeds by 10s Counted seeds by 10s

3 Dirt All Around Dirt was added to the area in front of our classroom Dirt was added to the area in front of our classroom People would sometimes walk in the dirt and track dirt or mud onto our sidewalk People would sometimes walk in the dirt and track dirt or mud onto our sidewalk Children noticed whenever new dirt/mud was tracked onto our sidewalk. Children noticed whenever new dirt/mud was tracked onto our sidewalk. How could our sidewalk stay clean? How could our sidewalk stay clean?

4 Clean Sidewalk: How? Remind friends to walk on the sidewalk. Remind friends to walk on the sidewalk. If it is muddy do not step in the mud. If it is muddy do not step in the mud. Grow grass. Grow grass. It was taking a long time to grow… It was taking a long time to grow…

5 What Do Seeds Need to Grow?

6 Our Seed Experiment

7 Discussion/Observation What do seeds need? What do seeds need? What if the seed doesnt get everything it needs? What if the seed doesnt get everything it needs? Our experiment observations. Our experiment observations. Our results. Our results.

8 Next Steps After observing the seeds that were covered grew and the plant was white, I asked why it was white. Because there was no light! After observing the seeds that were covered grew and the plant was white, I asked why it was white. Because there was no light! I asked what we should do with it now. Leave it in out in the light, maybe it will turn green. I asked what we should do with it now. Leave it in out in the light, maybe it will turn green. We also continued watering the one that was in the refrigerator and kept it with the other plants. We also continued watering the one that was in the refrigerator and kept it with the other plants.

9 Challenges Got new students from split class so the start of RIP-ING was delayed. Got new students from split class so the start of RIP-ING was delayed. By the time all new students were pre-tested, it was close to Parent/Teacher Conferences. By the time all new students were pre-tested, it was close to Parent/Teacher Conferences. Shorter day because of Parent/Teacher Conferences took away ideal time for RIP-ING so we were rushed. Shorter day because of Parent/Teacher Conferences took away ideal time for RIP-ING so we were rushed.


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