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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Kansas Lesson Plan

Farming in a Glove

Lesson Plan
Students will make their own farm in a glove so that they are able to watch their seeds germinate and grow.

Suggested Grade Level



50 minutes + 5 minutes each day for 7 – 10 days




  1. Identify parts of a seed.
  2. Create the conditions necessary for germination to occur.
  3. Describe the environment and energy needed for plant growth.
  4. Document changes in plant growth.
  5. Compare and contrast the germination and growth rates of 5 types of seeds grown on Kansas farms.
  6. List careers related to farming and ranching.
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