Makerspace: Gardening/Plants

Dig In!: 12 Easy Gardening Projects Using Kitchen Scraps

Grow your own fruits and vegetables from nothing but kitchen scraps! Rather than throwing away leftovers from food in your kitchen, you can use them to grow more. Learn how to turn a single… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 635

Experiment with a Plant's Living Environment

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

A plant's environment helps it grow. Weather, soil, and animals are important to a plant's survival. But do you know what happens to a plant when the seasons change? Or how earthworms help a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 580.78

Experiment with a Plant's Roots

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Roots help keep plants alive. They take in water and minerals. But do you know how much of a plant is made up of its roots? Or whether roots always grow down? Let's experiment to find out!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 581.4'98

Experiment with Parts of a Plant

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Plants have roots, stems, leaves, and sometimes flowers. Each part of a plant does a special job. But do you know what a stem does? Or how different seeds travel away from their parent plants? Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 580

Experiment with Photosynthesis

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Sunlight helps a plant make its own food using photosynthesis. But do you know what happens to a plant when there is no sunlight? Or what part of a plant makes food? Let's experiment to find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 572'.46

Experiment with Pollination

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

A plant can form fruit and seeds when it is pollinated. Animals and wind help spread pollen from one plant to another. But do you know how insects pick up pollen from flowers? Or how each… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 571.8'642

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… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 571.8'2

Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story

What is that garbage doing next to the garden? It’s not garbage. It’s compost! Amazing things happen inside a compost bin. In go banana peels, grass clippings, and even an old jack-o’-lantern. Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 635'.048975

Garden Art: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play

From the Series Gardening Lab for Kids

A refreshing source of ideas to help children learn to grow their own patch of earth, Gardening Lab for Kids encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature. This fun and creative book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910

Gardening Lab for Kids — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gardening Lab for Kids

Set

Get your hands dirty! The Gardening Lab for Kids series presents a wide variety of hands-on activities. Each project includes a materials list and photographs of the process, offering a fresh… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Green Gardening: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play

From the Series Gardening Lab for Kids

A refreshing source of ideas to help children learn to grow their own patch of earth, Gardening Lab for Kids encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature. This fun and creative book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
Spring 2020

How to Grow a Monster: Gardening

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Last year, Gabe's mom grew way too many zucchinis. This year, Gabe and his sister have a secret plan to take control of the garden. They have to stop the zucchini madness! Tying into the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Plant Experiments — Audisee®—On Level Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Set

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… Read More →

  • Audisee®—On Level
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Plant Experiments — eBook Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Set

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… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Plant Experiments — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Set

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… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $215.95
  • 6 titles

Lightning Bolt Books ™ — Plant Experiments — Paperback Set

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Plant Experiments

Set

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… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $51.24
  • Your Price: $51.24
  • 6 titles

Starting a Garden: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play

From the Series Gardening Lab for Kids

A refreshing source of ideas to help children learn to grow their own patch of earth, Gardening Lab for Kids encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature. This fun and creative book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970

Theme Gardening: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play

From the Series Gardening Lab for Kids

A refreshing source of ideas to help children learn to grow their own patch of earth, Gardening Lab for Kids encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature. This fun and creative book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910

The Nitty-Gritty Gardening Book: Fun Projects for All Seasons

Grow your own fruits, vegetables, and flowers! Become a gardener in any season with these fun and easy projects. You don't even need a garden space—many of these activities can be done by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 635.083