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    Year 3 Plants: Plant reproduction

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    After first learning about plants in Year 1, the new primary science curriculum requires Year 3 pupils to learn about pollination and seed dispersal in flowering plants. This lesson introduces the anatomy of a flower and involves a role playing activity in which pupils learn about pollination as well as fertilisation and various methods of seed dispersal. This lesson may be preceded by Plants: Keeping plants healthy, which introduces the structure of flowering plants.

    Pupils will learn:

    • What role flowers play in the life cycle of a flowering plant.

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