Resource DVIA: Grades 1 - 2: Science Dissecting a Seed
DVIA: Grades 1 - 2: Science Dissecting a Seed
  • Created By Jose Arias
  • Description:
    This activity helps students identify the parts of a seed and the purpose of each. Students will soak a lima bean seed overnight and peel of the seed coat. They will then split the seed in half and see the different parts of the seed. This activity can also be used as an assessment. Students have the opportunity to teach others what they know about the inside of a seed. Use the accompanying diagram with word bank for this activity.
  • Purpose:
    The students will discover the parts of a seed through hands
    on dissection. They will observe how a seed grows into a plant. They will then be able to identify the parts of a seed.
  • Targets: Student
  • Standards:
  • CS.SCI.1.IE.4
    1st Grade
    CS.SCI.1.LS.2
    1st Grade
    CS.SCI.2.LS.2
    2nd Grade