Be a Botanist Activity!


  • Paper
  • Pencil/pen
  • Your observing eyes
  • An area with lots of trees and plants (garden, park, etc.)
  • Spectacular Science Do Plants Get Stressed Video (located below)
  • An adult science helper!

Directions: Time to be a botanist, or a scientists who studies plants. Use your observing eyes to notice features about plants. Are they lacking an important resource? Are the doing well? Sketch pictures of the plants and write down observations. Share your observations with your friends and family! Good job! You’re a botanist.

Use the Spectacular Science video about plants getting stressed for more information for this activity!

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