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Explore What is Needed To Grow a Healthy Plant

In this worksheet, students will look at what plants need to grow healthily.

'Explore What is Needed To Grow a Healthy Plant' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Plants

Curriculum subtopic:   Water, Light and Temperature for Growth

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Do you know what plants need to grow? The most important things are:


  Watering can pouring water



Plants need different amounts of water. Some need more than others. For example, cacti don't need very much.





Plants use sunlight to make themselves energy. Leaves soak up sunlight to be able to do this.

But remember, that seeds and bulbs have their own store of energy, so light isn't needed until the plant begins to grow shoots.





Plants need different temperatures to survive and grow healthily. No plants can survive in freezing temperatures.


girl thinking


Let's have a go at looking at different plants and thinking about what they need to grow and stay healthy.

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