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Suitable for teaching 5 to 11s. Find out what plants need in order to survive through a mix of scientific enquiry and comedy! Subscribe for more Biology clips from BBC Teach on Monday when we have them in: If you found this video helpful, give it a like. Share it with someone. Add the video to your own teaching playlists. Create an account, subscribe to the channel and create playlists for different age groups, sets and syllabuses. Follow us on Twitter: ===================== In this film we discover what causes various ailments in plants, and under what conditions they can thrive. Through systematic and funny observations of plants being kept under poor conditions by plant shop owner, Ivy, the fundamental needs of plants are introduced, e.g. light, air, water, nutrients and space. This film is from the BBC Teach series Plants. A fun series of films exploring why plants are the way they are, and the scientific method that can be used to discover more. For our Plants playlist: For our Biology for 5-7s playlist: For our Biology for 7-11s playlist: ===================== Teaching Primary Biology? After viewing, pupils could plant seeds in pots. When the seedlings grow, they could place the pots in different locations around the school. For example, they could put pots in sunnier and shadier positions. When watering the pots, they should give the same amount to each plant. The children could measure the height of each plant at regular intervals and plot the results on a line graph. You could ask the children to suggest reasons for any differences in growth between plants in different locations. This film will be relevant for teaching Biology at Key Stage 1 and 2 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and at Early/1st and 2nd Level […]

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