Students will dissect a seed, identify the parts, and the importance of each of the parts.
- Pass out a soaked bean to each student on a napkin. Make observations.
- Gently rub the seed between two fingers to detach the seed coat.
- Split the seed in two.
- Observe what’s inside. Option: use a hand lens/magnifying glass.
- Draw, describe, and label the parts of the seed.