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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Kansas Lesson Plan

Seed Germination Necklace

Lesson Plan
Students will make their own seed germination necklace so that they are able to watch their wheat and soybean germinate and grow.

Suggested Grade Level



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




  1. Define what plants need to grow
  2. Explain the importance of light and water in plant growth
  3. Compare the germination and growth rates of soybeans and wheat
  4. Describe the difference between a monocot and a dicot
  5. List careers related to farming
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