What did George Washington Carver Do?• George was a plant scientist. He worked at a college and also taught others the science of plants.
What do Plant Scientists Do?Great scientists are very good atobservingand recording.
In our book, Annie shows us how she observesand records information about plants (just like George Washington Carver).
GUIDED PRACTICE Today you will create your own science journals!As a child, Georgeloved to draw plants.Here is a plant withall the parts labeled– petal, bud, leaf,roots, and stems. Let’s practice these parts of the flower two or three times.
Let’s practice together. Can you figure out the parts of this plant?HintsThereare:-2 buds -a stem -leaf-roots-petals.
INDEPENDENT PRACTICELet’s take about 10 minutes to complete our science journals. I’ll set the timer once everyone is seated.
CLOSING How many of you might want to be a BOTANIST one day?If someone asked you what a BOTANIST does, what would you tell them?