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Seed Investigation

We had to plan an entire day out of the house last week because our apartment was scheduled to be treated for bugs. Luckily the weather was gorgeous so we could spend most of the day outside at the park. Instead of skipping a day of school, I decided to plan a few educational activities we could work on outside. I've been wanting to do a seed investigation for awhile now and this was the perfect opportunity. 

In this post I share the activities and resources we did to explore different types of seeds and learn about how they work.

Collect and Compare

Seeds come in many different shapes and sizes. Go outside and have your kids search for different types of seeds. Some common ones to look for are dandelion seeds, acorns, and seeds from fruit and nut trees. You can also collect seeds from your kitchen or grocery store like sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, peach pits, avocado pits, apple seeds, bell pepper seeds, etc...

Compare the different sizes, shapes, and colors of the different seeds…
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