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151 resources with the concept pollen

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Perfect Plants and Precious Pollinators

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Did you know that almost one-third of all plants consumed by humans are dependent on insect pollination? Find out what the "buzz" is all about and share this knowledge with your bright-eyed and bushy-tailed students. Spring into plant...
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The Flower and the Fly

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It's like a biological "Beauty and the Beast!" The fascinating mutualism between a South African meganosed fly and a deep-throated geranium builds a case study in coevolution for your biology buffs to analyze. After reading about this...
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Reproduction in Flowering Plants

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Detailing the structures and functions of flowering plants, this slide show will help your students understand the processes and the conditions that allow pollination and fertilization. Labelled diagrams help introduce the reproductive...
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Darwin’s Bees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do you call a bee born in May? A maybe! This first lesson plan in a series of four begins with a starter activity to get scholars thinking about the topic. Then a circus, or circuit of seven activities, show Darwin's research into...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewGain a deeper understanding of migratory pollinators. After studying about pollinators and their effects on flowering plants, learners hear a story about the migration of Monarch butterflies and bats in the Sonoma Desert. Small groups...
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The Sexual Deception of Orchids

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A plant engaged in sexual deception? Strange but true. Believe it or not, orchids have developed a range of sexual adaptations that permit them to attract pollinators. The narrator of a short video describes a variety of strategies used...
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Seasonal Science: Ragweed Allergies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What's the difference between seasonal allergies and seasonal colds? Learn about one of the most common seasonal allergies, ragweed, through a brief yet informative video as part of the Seasonal Science series. Understand why ragweed is...
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Seasonal Science: Pine Pollen

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
More than 125 species of pine trees exist, and each species can live over 100 years, with some living over 1,000 years—that's a lot of pine pollen! The Seasonal Science series explains why pine trees produce pollen. The video details the...
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Why Do We Get Allergies?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Allergies are really just mistakes our immune system makes—and we pay the itchy, watery price! An ACS Reactions lesson outlines the immune response to pollens and other allergens. When the body mistakes these allergens for germs, it...
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Did You Know Honey is Really Bee Puke?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Despite the title, here is a video that makes honey even sweeter! Biology scholars journey inside a beehive with a fascinating video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Pupils learn about the social structure of a...
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Looking Backwards, Looking Forward

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do scientists know what Earth's climate was like millions of years ago? Young environmental scholars discover how researchers used proxy data to determine the conditions present before written record. Grouped pupils gain experience...
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Approximate Proxies

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists know the climate on the earth before humans were alive? Young scientists learn about proxy data, microfossils, pollen, and diatoms in this lesson. They reconstruct the lake environment over millions of years based on...
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How Does Asthma Work?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What triggers asthma? What are the symptoms of an asthma attack? Watch a video that explains how asthma affects the respiratory system and the extra work the lungs have to do when a person is undergoing an asthma attack.
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Like Fruit? Thank a Bee!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Bees play a crucial role in pollination. In fact, without bees, a lot of fruits and vegetables would not exist if it weren't for bees. Watch a video that explains and demonstrates how bees pollinate plants.
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Hard Times for Honeybees

For Students 4th Standards
Hone reading comprehension skills and address important topics in the news today in one language arts activity. As young beekeepers read about the decrease in bee populations, they answer questions that have them making predictions about...
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Insect Anatomy

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young entomologists discover insect anatomy in a very detailed unit plan. Offering background information for teachers about various insects, class members explore the differences between bugs and insects—and yes, there are many...
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Beneficial Insects

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
A lot of people think of insects as pests. But actually, some insects are beneficial because they get rid of pests! After learning about beneficial insects, class members research given insects to find out if they are pests or predators.
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
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Every City Needs Healthy Honey Bees

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"With the declining numbers of bees, the cost of over 130 fruit and vegetable crops that we rely on for food is going up in price." While scientist Noah Wilson-Rich uses the plight of honey bees as the main focus of his presentation,...
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The Beauty Of Pollination

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Beautiful high-definition video footage by Louie Schwartzberg captures the flights of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees up close. Fruits ripen with time-lapse photography and flowers bloom as these animals, along with bats, seek food...
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AP: Chapter 29 and 30: Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It's a jungle out there! That is because of the tremendous diversity among plants. In this AP biology assignment, botanists answer questions about plant evolution, diversity, and reproduction. They differentiate between monocots and...
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Ecological Services

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
"Ecological Services" is a unique look at how natural ecosystems provide resources and supportive processes to sustain human life. It examines the value of food production, gases and water recycling, climate moderation, genetic records,...
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Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is an all-encompassing overview of the plant kingdom! In this activity, beginning botanists describe characteristics of the four different plant phyla, explain various life cycles, differentiate between monocots and dicots, and...
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Pollination and Fertilization

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Save yourself time by using this concise arrangement of slides about pollination and fertilization in plants. Minimal wording is included, but the graphics are educational. You will also find charts for the adaptations of both...