Math 3: Deep Dive Into Our Favorite Plants

Whether you've got a green thumb and some magic beans or you kill everything you touch, there's a plant out there that's perfect for you.

3rd GradeMath
Elementary and Middle School3rd Grade
LanguageEnglish Language

Transcript

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hundreds of species of salvia and most of them have the long spiky flower we [images of different types of salvia flowers]

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see here luckily they only produce spiky flowers and not actual spikes so you

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won't have to surround your garden with safety warnings salvia love the sun [warning signs near salvia plants with spikes]

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they don't need much water they grow well with roses and they attract bees

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and butterflies it's always nice to have a plant that gets along well with others [salvia and roses attracting butterfly's and bees]

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Unlike the stink bush which no one seems to like get it together stink bush

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one very popular flower is the rose although the red rose is particularly

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well known they come in all sorts of colors like yellow pink white and purple [images of differently colored rose flowers]

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so for all you poetry fans roses are red isn't strictly true but roses are

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sometimes red but sometimes yellow pink white or purple doesn't really have the

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same ring to it whatever their color roses like strong Sun and moderate water [coop pointing to a list of things roses like to have on a chalkboard]

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they also come in over 100 different varieties some that grow on bushes some

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that grow on vines and some that grow on the ground luckily none grow on the [bunch of roses growing on the wing of an airplane]

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sides of airplanes because those would be really tough to water this is a

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sunflower if they're given lots of strong bright sunlight moderate water

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and lots of room they can grow to heights of up to 15 feet unfortunately [a growing sunflower in the sunlight near a basketball court]

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even with that kind of height they're not great at basketball having no legs

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or arms tend to be a disadvantage flowers aren't your only options when it

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comes to planting your garden there are also plenty of vegetables to choose from [a big selection of vegetables]

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like eggplants peppers and tomatoes they need lots of sunlight and plenty of

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water especially those tomatoes that said despite their love of sunlight and [girl holding a bunch of tomatoes on a vine]

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water tomatoes grow a lot better in the garden than on a beach sorry if that

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ruined your dreams of playing beach volleyball and gardening at the same [woman on a beach doing gardening while a volleyball passes her]

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time it was a weird dream anyway we're actually kind of glad we ruined it!