Space Gardener – Get Outside and Grow!

Principia Space Diary

Activity 4.1

Extension Activity for Space Gardening

Planting seeds and monitoring their growth is not only fun but helps students practise scientific recording. If you have access to a school or community garden, or can set up some planter boxes, challenge your students to grow some of the plants most suitable for gardening in space.


  • British Values
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Primary Science / Working Scientifically

Learning Methods

  • Research
  • Draw
Space Gardener – Get Outside and Grow!

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