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Introduction to a Plant's World

Full Day
Book Program
Year Levels


Plants are living things that need air, water, soil, and sunlight to live. When they grow their leaves capture light to make energy and their roots find water.

Key Learning Question

How do plants grow and survive?

Learning Intentions

In this program students will:

  • Identify the parts of a plant
  • Learn how to propagate plants via seeds
  • Learn that produce is grown and cultivated
  • Understand the role of bees in pollination


Students will:

  • Explore plant parts and functions, including a plant’s life cycle
  • Propagate vegetable seeds in the Ecolinc Glasshouse
  • Identify a range of seasonal fruits and vegetables in the Ecolinc Vegetable Garden
  • Undertake a pollination simulation activity

Victorian Curriculum

Science – Biological sciences

  • Living things have a variety of external features and live in different places where their basic needs, including food, water and shelter, are met (VCSSU042)
  • Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves (VCSSU043)

Science – Science Inquiry Skills

  • Participate in guided investigation, including making observations using the sense, to explore and answer questions (VCSIS051)