In this activity, students use stick puppets to explain the various methods plants use to disperse their seeds.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • explain some components of seed dispersal via wind, water, animals, explosion and fire via a written script and/or spoken word
  • begin to use scientific terms relating to plants, seeds and dispersal
  • use research skills to locate information about plants, seeds and dispersal
  • present information about seed dispersal in an informative and accurate manner.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • student handout.
    Published 2 February 2014