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Propagating from fruit and vegetable scraps

Propagating from fruit and vegetable scraps

Growing plants is a great way to introduce their features to young learners. In this activity you will be using fruit and vegetable food scraps that might have otherwise been discarded, to regrow or sprout new plants. A great way of engaging young learners in science is to encourage them to observe the new shoots and monitor how they grow and change over time. You will need to have your materials ready before you begin, so that the activity runs to the allotted time. This activity can be integrated with a cooking activity or aligned to a collection of fruit and vegetable scraps, so that resulting plants are produced authentically.



landcare, fruit, vegetables, propagation, waste, crops, sustainability, garden, growing, scraps,