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143 resources with the concept pollination

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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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Study Jams! Flowers

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
RJ hangs out in Zoe's garden as she explains pollination, flower anatomy, and fertilization. This cartoon-styled feature is sure to stay in your botanists' minds! Follow it with the dissection of large flowers, such as the lily. 
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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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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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2017 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
With AP Biology remaining the most popular AP science exam, many teachers need help preparing. The College Board offers the actual free-response questions from the 2017 test covering pollination, germination, and more. Scholars learn the...
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Why Protect Pollinators?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Would you rather having biting flies or chocolate? The question may seem absurd, but cocoa trees rely on pollination from biting flies. Viewers come to understand the importance of pollinators to our food supply, flowers, and entire...
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LS4D - Biodiversity and Humans

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Humans have both positive and negative impacts on biodiversity. A video lesson highlights important human impacts on biodiversity through examples and diagrams. The narrator provides insight to the progression of the topic from...
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Who Are Flowers Trying to Seduce?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Learn the tricks plants use to attract insects and animals in their quest for pollination. A thorough video lesson describes plant adaptations that meet their reproductive needs. From bees to rodents to bats, the narrator describes how...
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Bee Detective: Discover the Culprit Behind Declining Bee Populations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Colony Collapse Disorder has some people baffled. Task your classes with providing possible explanations for the declining bee colony population. Through brainstorming and research, young scholars present plausible causes while...
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Agents of Pollination

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Honeybees perform more pollination than any other insect, but pollination can occur by the wind, self-pollination, or cross-pollination. The fourth lesson in a 10-part series encourages scholars to investigate the adaptation of various...
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Bees: The Invaluable Master Pollinators

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There is nothing in the world quite like a bee. Here is a video that explains the importance of bees to pollination. Scholars consider possible solutions to the declining population of bees in the ninth and final installment in the series.
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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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Trap Your Own Insects: What’s in Your Backyard?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Young entomologists construct three types of insect traps—pitfall, pollinator, and panel—before setting their traps out and observing what they caught. They then observe what types of insects the different traps attract.
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Biodiversity—Bee Week

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you want scholars to fall in love with bees, this is the unit for you! Celebrate bees with a full week of material—designed for the Next Generation Science Standards—that addresses the importance of pollination and fertilization....
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How Plants Are Grouped

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Individuals classify, categorize, and sort plants based on how they pollinate with a handy worksheet. As they ask questions, elementary learners make observations of leaves by touching and looking closely at them, and drawing what they...
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The Buzz About Honey

For Students 2nd Standards
What's the buzz these days? Learn some fun and interesting facts about honeybees with an informational reading passage, including the steps for successful pollination and honey creation.
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Section Two: Why is Biodiversity Important?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore soil, genetic traits, natural resources, and pollution in a series of lessons that focus on biodiversity. Kids complete experiments to learn more about the importance of varied genes and organisms in an ecosystem.
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I'm Batman

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
When you think about bats, what comes to mind? Vampires? Rabies? After watching this short video you'll have a whole new appreciation for these terribly misunderstood mammals.
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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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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,...