Artist List

To view a complete list of all the artists profiled in the Celebrate Art series click here.
Growth D3

Growth D3

Growth is evident in plants all around us and this exciting unit is easy to integrate into all subject areas.

The Growth SPARX resource will help your students to:
  • grow in environmental awareness
  • consider the importance of sustainability
  • develop scientific hypotheses and investigate abut plants (Sparx Teacher Manual and reproducible Discovery Sheets for Science Years 1-4 or for Science Years 5-8)
  • investigate our environment and compare it with different environments and identify the value of plants to people in each of these (Sparx Teacher Manual and reproducible Discovery Sheets for Social Science Years 1-4 or for Social Science Years 5-8)
  • adapt their dietary choices to reflect the understanding that plants are vitally important to a healthy diet (Sparx Teacher Manual for Health Year 1-4 or for Health Years 5-8)
  • grow in their ability to communicate scientific and social scientific understandings effectively, and also their ability to communicate observations through poetry (Sparx Planners for Language Years 1-8)

Additional resources available also help students to:
  • investigate plants using mathematical processes, and understand maths through investigating plants (additional SPARX Maths Cards resource entitled Discovering Maths through Plants and Trees - coming soon)
  • view and appreciate artworks depicting plants and trees, and discover ways we can create artworks on this topic (Celebrate Art resource entitled Plants and Trees in Contemporary Art and in How to Draw a Nikau)
NZ $517.50