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  • 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.

    Activity idea

    Why not also try the Woolly sock walk activity – meander through long grass to experience seed dispersal.

      Published 2 February 2014 Referencing Hub articles
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