Seed Logic Puzzle
March 04, 2014 | 12:03 pm
Students in Mr. Nitrogen’s class learned the importance of soil, soil testing and fertilizer. After carefully planning the school garden, each student was assigned seeds to plant. To find out who planted what, use the clues and seed packet information below to fill in the chart. When you find a match, write yes in the appropriate box. If it doesn’t match, place an X in the box.
|Student||Planted Peas||Planted Bell pepper||Planted Fennel||Planted Parsley|
– Jerry planted his favorite vegetable.
– Emily was disappointed with what she was assigned because the seeds had the longest germination time, and she was afraid they wouldn’t germinate before school let out for summer.
– Rick planted an herb, and his seeds were a little bigger than Emily’s.
– Debra received the largest seeds to plant.
Seed Packet Information:
|Seeds/Plants||Seed Size||Approximate Germination Time (Days)|
|Radishes (2 varieties)||Medium||4-7 days|
|Carrots (short variety)||Small||10-25 days|
|Coriander (cilantro)||Medium||7-10 days|
|Bell pepper||Medium||10-12 days|
|Lettuce (leaf)||Small||7-14 days|
|Lettuce (romaine)||Small||5-10 days|
Table found in Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century elementary curriculum.
Logic Puzzle Answer Key:
|Student||Planted Peas||Planted Bell Pepper||Planted Fennel||Planted Parsley|