Lesson Plan

Let's Build a Greenhouse

It's time to go green! Explore the wonders of greenhouses by building your own. This simple science project is a surefire way to get your students excited about plant growth.
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Learning Objectives

Students will understand that greenhouses can be used as temporary homes for plants.

Introduction

(15 minutes)
  • Let your students know that today's lesson will involve making a green house and learning about how plants grow.
  • Hold up the picture of a greenhouse. Explain that some plants are placed into greenhouses, because greenhouses help them grow until they can be moved outside.
  • Show the class the different types of seeds. While students examine them, talk about how the seeds can grow with water and soil, eventually becoming plants.