A single pea is planted in soil.
The seed germinates, and becomes a seedling.
The pea plant grows with the help of sunshine, air, and water.
A honeybee pollinates the plant’s flower, causing the flower to transform into a pea pod.
Inside are peas, which can either be eaten, or planted in the ground to grow into a new pea plant!
Worms are a farmer’s friend.
They eat our garbage and turn it into nutritious soil.
Bees are a farmer’s friend.
They pollinate our plants, and make delicious honey.
Ladybugs are a farmer’s friend.
They eat aphids, which harm our plants.
Aphids are a farmer’s foe.
Tiny and green, they suck sap out of plants, weakening them.
White Flies are a farmer’s foe.
Another sap sucker, these little guys have a big appetite.
Harlequin Beetles are a farmer’s foe.
They feast on leaves, depriving the plant from making food from the sun and air.
Grades 6 -8 will love this interactive sequencing activity that traces food’s journey from farm to plate to disposal, and how this process affects our own health and the health of the environment.
Seeds are colorful, with lots of textures and colors. Grades K-3 will love exploring seeds in this fun matching competition.