Science Level 2 Living World Alphabet Key
Participating and contributing Use the alphabet key to brainstorm ideas about ‘plant
Explore and act on issues and questions that link their growth’
science learning to their daily living.
Life processes: Recognise that all living things have Brainstorming Key
certain requirements so they can stay alive. Statement: ‘Many things contribute to healthy
Key Competency Focus plants’. Brainstorm ideas about this statement.
Participating and Contributing: Being actively involved. Organise your brainstorm into category list.
Facts and information about growing plants
Seeds and germination Questioning
Parts of a plant and what each part does Use the seven servants to write seven questions
Types of plants (annual, perennial, biennial) about growing plants. Each question must contain a
Conditions plants need to grow (experiments in relevant key word.
the classroom – see sheet)
What is an organic garden? Question Key
Chlorophyll Write a question for each of these answers
Photosynthesis ‘photosynthesis’, ‘carbon cycle’, ‘global warming’
Global warming; carbon cycle; clearing jungles;
Draw and label Name 5 plant categories. List as many plants as you
Draw and label a diagram of a flowering plant. Write a can in each category
paragraph about the function of each part below your Write about some ways the plants in this category
diagram. could be used.
2 Page Research
Disadvantages Key Why does the world need trees?
List all the disadvantages of having an Use a double opening in your
edible garden at school. List ways we integrated study book. Present a
could correct or eliminating these. study on: the carbon cycle, or
clearing of jungle and the impact on
wildlife or global warming.
Plant Lifecycle Use 5 text boxes and 4 graphics.
Use the activity sheet to show the life Include a bibliography. Include a title.
cycle of a plant. Include the following: Write a question as a title for each
seed dispersal, pollination, germination, textbox.
growth, flowering, seeding.
Venn Diagram Showing the process involved in …
Compare and contrast 2 different plants. Flow charts
Step by step instructions
A day/month/year in the life of …
Comic strip technique
The What If Key Captioning of graphics showing progression
What if all the rainforests disappeared? Writing about animation
Explain what would happen and why.
Draw illustrations to support your writing.
Having a vegetable garden at home
A Digital Story Plus Minus Ideas
Use information gained from a research into ‘plant
growth’ or ‘The importance of trees’ to create a digital PMI Chart
story. Use Photo Story 3 or Comic Life Buying produce at the supermarket
Use a paper storyboard to sequence your ideas Plus Minus Ideas
Use photos, text and/or voice narration
Share your story with the class
Poster or Brochure
Plant Experiments Design a persuasive poster promoting planting trees.
Use the ‘Plant Experiment’ sheets and complete an Working with a partner, write a list of criteria your work
experiment. Record your equipment, actions and the needs to contain first.
outcomes with the camera (as they happen.) Write notes Use original illustrations, write a catchy slogan and the
to accompany your photos. These will be used in your correct ‘how to’ information.
digital story (see above.) Assess against your criteria at the end.