Series: Science Explorer Junior
Reading level: grades 2-3 (somewhat younger than suggested by publisher)
Summary: Directions for three simple science experiments with seeds that use common household ingredients. Addresses questions such as whether seeds need air to grow or whether roots always grow down.
Illustrations: Color photographs and illustrations
Comments: The experiments are creative and the methods are clearly written. They are likely to be successful and encourage children to explore further.
- The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds: A Book About How Living Things Grow by Joanna Cole and illustrated by John Speirs and Bruce Degan
- From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons
Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing (August 2010)
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