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Spring 2

The Secret Life of... Plants


This half term we are going to be learning about plants.  We are going to learn about the life cycle of different types of plants, how they grow and where they grow. 


In this topic you will:


- Name the parts of flowering plants and explain their functions using scientific language

-Name and describe different ways in which seeds are dispersed: wind; through animal droppings; through sticky burrs attached to animals’ fur.

-Describe the lifecycle of a flowering plant, using the correct scientific vocabulary: germination, pollination, fertilisation and seed dispersal

-Explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal.

-Investigate the way in which water is transported within plants.

-Know how water is transported within plants.