Experiment with What a Plant Needs to Grow
From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments
Sunlight, air, water, and minerals help keep plants alive. But do you know how much water is needed for a seed to sprout? Or what a plant will do to find the light it needs? Let’s experiment to find out! Simple step-by-step instructions help readers explore key science concepts.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Subject||Makerspace, Makerspace: Gardening/Plants, Science, STEM, STEM: Life Science/Plants|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Lightning Bolt Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.3|
- AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books Finalist
“Everything a plant needs to grow…is covered in this short yet informative offering. Each of the four experiments starts with basic information about what a plant needs before heading into materials and clearly written instructions. Full-color photographs demonstrate exactly what a budding young scientist needs to do to carry out the experiment….”―Booklist
Author: Nadia Higgins
Nadia Higgins is the author of 50-plus books for the school library market. She also worked as an editor in the industry for almost ten years. Many of her books have a science bent, though she's also written about pop stars, car art, and zombies. Nadia lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two young daughters.
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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments
Young scientists will conduct simple experiments to answer key questions about plants. Each book provides step-by-step instructions; captioned photos help students follow along. Students analyze their results to build understanding of science concepts. View available downloads →