From Eyes to Fries
The lesson will give the students a view of where their french fries come from. They will plant a seed potato, measure, and record its growth over ten days.
Suggested Grade Level: 4th
Time: 45 minutes + 5 minutes per day for 10 days
Subjects: Science, Language Arts
Students will learn how plants grow from tubers.
Students will list products made from potatoes based on research and background information in required reading.
Students will learn the process from seed potato (tuber) to french fry.
Students will record the growth of their potato plant.