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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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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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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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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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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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Plant Life: How Does Your Garden Grow

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Get your botanists growing with this STEM lesson plan. Your super scientists measure soil, plant, observe, record, then graph and present their findings to answer the driving question, How do different fertilizers affect the growth of...
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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 is first in a series of lessons written for...
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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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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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The Discovery of Photosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore how scientists discover photosynthesis. In this biology lesson, students identify the basic requirements for photosynthesis to happen. They recreate past scientists' experiments and record their observations.
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Banksia as bush tucker

For Teachers K - 8th
Students identify and explain what bush tucker is, listing some examples. Then, they read the introduction web page about the banksia and find out after who the banksia is named. Students also write an essay bout the banksia, where it...
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Pair the Plants: An Introduction to Scientific Names

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine why plants have both common and scientific names, then complete the activity by matching each common plant name with its scientific name. They finish by working in cooperative groups to create an ABC of Plants class book.
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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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Flowers to Dye For

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars observe biology by completing a plant experiment in class. In this botany lesson, students discuss the anatomy related to a plant and how roots and stems are necessary to its survival. Young scholars utilize food coloring...
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For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students identify the different types of mushrooms. In this biology lesson plan, students explore different mushroom experiments they can do at home. They discuss ways to extend sliced mushrooms' shelf life.
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Biology Quiz

For Students 6th - 12th
In this biology instructional activity, students complete short answer questions about botany, animals, plants, DNA, and more. Students complete 15 short answer questions.
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Plant Cell Diagram

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this plant cell diagram activity, students use the blank space to draw a plant cell and label it. There is a word bank of 11 parts of the cell which should be labeled.
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Nasturtium as a herb

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners identify what herbs are and list examples of some. Then, they discuss what insects do when they land on flowers and why botanists gave them the Scientific name of nasturtium. Students also draw nasturtiums and write a short...
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Taaruk as bush tucker

For Teachers K - 8th
Students identify and describe what a bush tucker is, listing examples of them. Then, they read an introduction web page about the taaruk and draw a picture of one using the web page. Students also write a short essay about taaruk,...
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Blue bells as bush tucker

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars identify and describe what a bush tucker is and where one can locate these. Then, they read the introduction web page about the blue bells and draw them as seen on the web site. Students also obtain a small plant in a...