The Great Plant Escape
In Search of Green Life

Case Brief

Here are your goals and key ideas to learn in Case #1!


When you finish this case, you should be able to:

  • List the important things needed for plant growth.

  • Help in the growth of a living organism.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and use of words related to seeds and plants.

  • Read to find answers to questions.

  • Describe and record observations.

  • Listen for answers and new information.

  • Describe how plants grow and what they need to grow.

  • Make guesses about lettuce and its growth (time, size, color, etc.)


While you're solving the mysteries, pay special attention to these key ideas:

  • Plants are made up of different parts. Each part has a certain job. These parts can also help us to identify plants.

  • You can eat certain plant parts. They are important food sources for both humans and other animals.

  • There are seven basic requirements that plants need in order to grow properly: temperature, light, water, air, nutrients, time, and room to grow.

  • Plants can be grown both indoors and outdoors for food, shelter, clothing, medicine, energy, and pleasure.

Go on to the Facts of the Case.

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