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Healthy & Strong Plants

Healthy & Strong Plants

Author: Jessica Ceja

CCSS: Next Generation Science Standards

Grade: Second Grade

Standard: LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

2. Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

Students who demonstrate understanding can:

2-LS2-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.

  • Students will be able to understand the process of growing a healthy plant by using water and sunlight.
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Plant Needs!

For more information on the needs of plants click on the picture below.

Source: “KS1 Science - What Do Plants Need to Grow?” BBC Bitesize, BBC,

Plants need sun and water to grow

The story about plants...

Source: vcilt14. “Plants Need Sun and Water to Grow Cartoon.” YouTube, YouTube, 28 Nov. 2011,

What do Plants need to Grow?

There are five natural elements plants need to survive and  grow tall and strong. To learn more, click here.

Source: “What Do Plants Need To Grow?” Kinooze, 6 Feb. 2015,

Five Essential Things Plants Need to Grow.

Plants need five things to grow strong and healthy- Soil, Water, Space, Sun and Air.

Source: Friends, Tian &. “What Do Plants Need to Grow?” YouTube, YouTube, 26 Apr. 2016,

The Growth of a Plant.

The following link will guide you on in-depth plant needs and accommodations for a healthy growth. Check out this Link!

Source: firstgradewalks Follow. “Chapter 2 What Do Plants Need to Grow.” LinkedIn SlideShare, 3 Sept. 2012,

Healthy and Strong Plants

Please refer to the Google Forms worksheet to answer the questions. Short answer. Click on Google Form.