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  • In this activity, students learn about seed dispersal by walking through a paddock or area of long grass and plants while wearing woolly socks.

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

    • discuss the concept of seed dispersal
    • begin to identify seeds
    • learn about some of the conditions seeds need in order to grow.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • discussion questions
    • extension idea.

    Activity idea

    Why not also try the Seed dispersal puppet play activity, it uses stick puppets to explain how plants disperse their seeds.

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