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What do plants need to grow?

This resource from Energy Heroes aimed at KS1 students allows students to explain what plants need to grow as they work through the session learning how to set up a fair test to investigate this question.

Click the download link below and scroll down to Science > 'What do plants need to grow?' where you will find a lesson plan, slide deck and vocabulary sheet. 

A graphic with the resource title 'What do plants need to grow?' along with cartoon images of a sprouting plant, the sun, and a water droplet.
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4-7 years old
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Take urgent action to combat climate change by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.

Provide the access to clean and affordable electricity for all people.


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