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Plants and Seeds Camp - STEMfinity
  • SKU: PCS-EDS-15802

Plants and Seeds Camp

$675.00

 

Plants and Seeds Camp


 

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Number of Students: 30
  • Hours of Curriculum: 12+

 


Explore a Plant's Life Cycle with Tunnel Books!

Flourish in the whimsical world of tunnel books with this STEAM-filled exploration of plants and seeds! Challenge learners to channel their inner storyteller as they create a free-standing, sculptural artwork to visually explain the lifecycle of a plant. Referencing the five kinds of seed dispersal: gravity, water, wind, animal and attachment, each lesson builds problem-solving skills, confidence and creativity as students construct a one-of-a-kind work of art.


The Plants and Seeds Camp includes all of the curriculum and materials needed for summer camps, after-school environments, and classroom enrichment time.


Subject Targets:

Life Science, Art/STEAM, English Language Arts Connections

Recommended Settings:

 

  • Summer camps
  • Elementary classrooms looking for hands-on STEM experiences
  • After-school programs

 

Activity Highlights:

 

  • A hands-on program that focuses on the magic of the life sciences.
  • STEAM-fueled activities explore the life cycle of a plant, referencing the five modes of seed dispersal and their relation to humans.
  • Multi-subject projects challenge learners to design and create a one-of-a-kind tunnel book.

 

Curriculum Topics:

 

  1. The Wonderful World of Seeds
  2. The Life Cycle of a Plant
  3. Seed Dispersal
  4. Foreground, Middle Ground and Background
  5. Art Criticism
  6. Designing Tunnel Book Layers
  7. Finishing Tunnel Book Layers
  8. Cutting & Building
  9. Artist Statement
  10. Art Gallery

Materials Included:

 

Plants and Seeds comes with an Instructor Guide, a Curriculum Digital Download and all the print materials and all the supplies needed for 12 days of activities:

 

  • #2 pencils (12 pk): 3
  • 16 oz. container (50 pk): 1
  • 1-quart, plastic bags (100ct): 1
  • 8 oz. watercolor paint: 2
  • Colored pencils (12 pk): 6
  • Color paper (100 ct): 1
  • Construction paper (50 ct): 1
  • Crayons (24 pk): 6
  • Cutting mat: 1
  • Erasers: 50
  • Fine point marker: 6
  • Flip, Float, Fly by Joann Early Macken: 1
  • Foam mounting square: 2
  • Foam paintbrushes: 30
  • Glue Gun and 15 sticks: 1
  • Glue sticks: 30
  • Index cards, colored (100 pk): 1
  • Index cards (100 ct): 1
  • Marker, chisel tip (8 pk): 6
  • Marker, fine tip (10 pk): 6
  • Masking Tape: 1
  • One Bean by Anne Rockwell: 1
  • Paper towels (100 sheets): 1
  • Pencil sharpeners: 6
  • Picture mat: 25
  • Playing Cards: 4 decks
  • Post-it Notes (100 ct): 1
  • Precision knife: 1
  • Salt (1lb): 1
  • Scissors (adult): 1
  • Scissors (child): 30
  • Seeds (250 ct): 1
  • Stencils (18 ct): 1
  • Storage tub: 1
  • Ultimate Art paper (100 ct): 1
  • White Crayons (12 pk): 1
  • White folded card (50 pk): 1
  • White paper (250 ct): 1

 

 

Curriculum Digital Download includes: Instructor Guide only, which includes master copies of all student pages.