1. Plants need inputs to grow
2. Growing plants without soil
Week 3 - The environment has an effect on all living things
Week 4 - Chemical and Physical reactions
Week 5 - Introduction to Light
6. Energy
7. Growing Peas
8. Heat and Energy
9. Corn

Day 5 – Reviewing the scientific method


Understanding the scientific method and how plants grow.

Big Idea

The environment has an effect on all living things.



  • Consistent: something that doesn’t change, no matter what happens in the experiment
  • Dependent variable: the variable being tested by an experiment
  • Hypothesis: an idea that is posed to solve or explain a question that can be tested
  • Independent variable: the variable that is changed in an experiment
  • Inquiry: asking questions to learn something new
  • Medium/Media: the material in which plants grow
  • Nutrients: substances that provide nourishment essential for life
  • Reliable: if you can repeat an experiment and get the same results
  • Validity: the experiment and testing you completed are accurate and measure what you intended to measure.