When we asked the children how the seeds could sprout without being planted in soil, they had some interesting explanations.
Wanting the explore the seeds/sprouts further, we placed them on our science table along with petri dishes, tweezers, and a high powered microscope. The children spent time teasing the sprouts apart and examining them in great depth. They noticed the seeds had a distinct smell coming from them.
Ontario Curriculum Expectations this activity fulfilled includes: