Activity

Egg Carton Nursery

This Egg Carton Nursery activity also includes:

Observe nature in action. Young biologists make plant nurseries from cardboard egg cartons. Once the seeds sprout, they move the flowering plants outside and make observations of bees that pollinate the flowers.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Place a camera on the nursery to record the growth of the plants
Classroom Considerations
  • While the activity of creating the nursery takes only one class period, it will take weeks for the seeds to sprout and bees to appear
  • Be sure to take proper safety precautions when observing bees
Pros
  • Lists some books for recommended reading
  • Provides definitions for relevant vocabulary terms
Cons
  • None
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