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You Ol’ Fossil

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Geologists are gneiss, tuff, and a little bit wacke. The fifth chapter of seven includes ten activities at four different levels. The hands-on activities cover fossils including how they are formed, vertebrates, invertebrates,...
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Collaborative Lab Experiments

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Life science teams experiment by placing sprigs of Elodea into a sodium bicarbonate solution and counting the oxygen bubbles produced. Data is recorded and graphed on a Google spreadsheet, making this not just a lesson in photosynthesis,...
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A Hidden Beauty

For Teachers K - 2nd
Expose the beautiful mystery of bulbs as young botanists learn all about these fascinating plants. They glean information from a short text before observing actual bulbs (consider an onion), and comparing their findings with predictions....
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Plant Part Exploration: Stems

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Explore water transport in plant stems using this fun experiment! Your scientists will start by reading Stems by Vijaya Bodach. Then, activate prior knowledge about plant stem functions and water transportation. Demonstrate this concept...
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On Marilyn Nelson's Poem “1905”

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Marilyn Nelson's poem, "1905," asks young scholars to compare and contrast George Washington Carver and Albert Einstein. After studying images of the two scientists and listing their observations, class members listen to several readings...
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Teach This Poem: "Putting in the Seed" by Robert Frost

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young botanists dig into a lesson that has them planting lima bean seeds and observing their growth. They compare their experience to that of the speaker in Robert Frost's poem, "Putting in the Seed."
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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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The Wild World of Carnivorous Plants

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ew! Yuck! Young botanists are sure to be fascinated by a short video that details the workings of carnivorous plants and offers an explanation for why some plants have evolved flesh-eating adaptations.
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Fields in the Life Sciences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many fields of study require a specialty and a sub-specialty as you progress through your education. Scholars learn about six sub-specialties of life science. From botany to zoology, our knowledge of the world of living organisms expands...
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Plant Cell Crime Scene

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Use science to solve the mystery of the Poplar murder. Pupils use forensic botany to determine if a suspect could be the killer. By analyzing images from a Transmission Electron Microscope, learners determine if the material found on the...
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Why Tomatoes are Fruits, and Strawberries aren't Berries

For Students 9th - 12th
Berries are fruits that come from a single ovary with multiple seeds. Video explains how produce is classified based on what part of the plant it comes from. It covers vegetables, fruit, nuts, and subsets of each. It also stresses that...
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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a deep dive into Oregon's ecosystems, plants, and changes from the past to the future. Many hands-on activities in an environmental science unit delight scholars, including creating a field guide for a local park. The in-depth study...
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A Planting We Will Go

For Teachers K - 2nd
Even the youngest kids can make scientific comparisons using collected data. They read The Tiny Seed, then discuss the essential nutrients and elements needed for a seed to grow into a blooming plant. They plant seeds and track their...
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Design a Colonial Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore botany by completing an art design activity in class. In this gardening history lesson, students identify the plants and crops utilized in the Colonial era for both food and medicine. Students utilize geometry to create...
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Growing a Native American "Three Sisters" Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore plant life by creating their own gardens in class. In this food growing lesson, students discuss the types of gardening methods Native Americans used in order to keep healthy. Students plant corn seeds in their school...
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Who am I? Wildflowers

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Common wildflowers are the focus of this colorful matching activity worksheet. In it, learners consider 16 very accurate drawings of flowers, and attempt to match them up with their names. An answer key is provided.
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Dirt Babies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Dirt babies are an excellent way to show young botanists the plant life cycle. They explore the functions and industry behind grasses before growing some of their own. Use the informational text here and consider implementing some...
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Seed Transport

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore botany by completing KWL worksheets. In this seed transportation lesson, students define a list of vocabulary terms associated with botany and seedlings before completing worksheets based on assigned text. Students...
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Quandong as Bush Tucker

For Teachers K - 8th
Students identify and explain what a bush tucker is and list examples of it. Then, they read an introduction web page about the quandong and locate pictures of it on the Internet. Students also obtain quandong fruits and make the...
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A Rain Garden Year

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Pupils become plants in an interpretive play that depicts what happens throughout the seasons in a rain garden. As you narrate, students bloom, flower, and go to seed accordingly. The lesson plan is first in a series of lessons written...
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Power to the Peanut

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate information about the life and research of African American botanist George Washington Carver. They identify how Carver's knowledge of botany contributed to improvement of farming practices and introduction of new...
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How to Grow a Sunflower Plant

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore botany by conducting a sunflower growth experiment. In this plant life lesson, students identify the anatomy of a sunflower plant and the essential nutrients it requires to grow. Students utilize compost, soil, garden...
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Botanical Bookmarks

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students increase their comprehension of botany as they collect, identify, and classify various leaves. They observe that each leaf has its own unique color, texture, design, and pattern. Students create a pressed-leaf bookmark,...
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Plants Of Texas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the types of plants that are found in Texas. They conduct research using a variety of resources and answer some critical thinking questions. Then students use the information to set the context for role-playing...