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…how do plants work?

Europe began their exploration of this concept during Science this week! Mr Sneddon and Mr Dunbar helped us to plant the beginnings of potatoes, while we distilled what plants need to survive. We then delved into the deep depths of ROOTS. Learning about their features, we then re-planted some pot-bound plants, exploring their roots in the process…the children were so resilient to even ’notice’ the root hairs! Over forthcoming weeks, we will venture further into understanding how plants work…while striving to ensure that our potato crop beats that of Africa and Australasia,by taking good care as the roots and shoots begin to appear…