Plant Reproduction: How Do You Grow a Giant Pumpkin?

Plant Reproduction: How Do You Grow a Giant Pumpkin?

by Cath Senker


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How do planes make seeds? What is the difference between a Fruits and a vegetables? How do you pollinate a pumpkin? Each Show Me Science book provides superb coverage of a science topic with an interesting twist. An exciting, real-life application makes the topic fun, accessible, and shows readers why science matters. In Plant Reproduction: How Do You Grow a Giant Pumpkin? readers learn all about plant parts, plant growth, and reproduction through the secrets of growing giant vegetables for competitions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432987565
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Show Me Science
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 Years

About the Author

Cath Senker has over twenty years' experience in children's educational publishing and has written around 100 books for children for a range of publishers. Her books include highly regarded titles on Anne Frank, the Black Death and the Vietnam War, books on religions and the conflict between North and South Korea, and forthcoming titles on Self-Harm and Relationships. She lives the green lifestyle and has undertaken voluntary work for a range of organizations.

Table of Contents

Fruit or Vegetable? 4

Plant Parts 6

Seeds and Bulbs 8

How Do Seeds Grow? 10

Caring for Seedlings 12

Bursting into Bloom 14

Pollinate Your Pumpkin 16

Going for the Biggest 18

Growing for Success 20

Pests and Problems 22

The Giant Vegetable Contest 24

What Can You Do with Giant Vegetables? 26

Grow Your Own! 28

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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