Sunflower Life Cycle
Students will learn about the growth and development of sunflowers, identify how sunflower seeds are used, and make a paper plate sunflower illustrating the life cycle of the sunflower. Below, I summarize the lesson.
MN Ag in the Classroom Lesson Link – Sunflower Life Cycle
Time: 45 minutes
Activity 1: Sunflower House Book and Sunflower Lifecyle
Read the book, Sunflower House, ** (link to purchase book) and discuss the lifecycle of a sunflower (includes great laminated pictures).
Activity 2: Make a Paper Plate Sunflower
Check out the online lesson plan for more detailed information on constructing the paper plate sunflower.
Here are some actual pictures of the sunflowers students created.
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