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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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Sustainable Design and Biomimicry in a Desert Ecosystem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge young engineers to design a sustainable guest village in Arizona’s Saguaro National Park. A collection of four lessons and five activities provide designers with all the information they need to complete the challenge of living...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five lessons take high schoolers on a journey through Australia’s ecosystems. They investigate the relationships between different organisms, examine factors that affect population sizes, and consider how energy flows into and out of an...
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The Pollinator

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
What do bees and children have in common? They both love their sweets. Decorate a flower pot or bucket to look like a brightly colored flower and fill it with wrapped candy and cheese puffs. Have learners reach into grab the candy,...
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Nancy Odell: Pollinate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
With Nancy Odell's help, students learn what pollination means. She interviews a bee and a flower to ask them to describe pollination. A bee then talks about how he takes pollen from one flower to another. It's a creative way to discuss...
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Pollination Power

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study and examine the structure of a flower.  In this pollination lesson, 2nd graders observe pollinators in the garden and dissect a flower. Students then plant strawberry plants in the garden and observe the process of...
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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...
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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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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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Pollination Pizzazz

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover the process of pollination due to bees. In this pollination lesson, 4th graders read the book entitled How Groundhog's Garden Grew, discussing why the process of pollination is important. Students role play the...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Mimic the struggle of migratory pollinators. Pupils learn about the threats to pollinator species. They go on to enact a play demonstrating the hazards migratory pollinators experience. To finish, individuals complete a chosen assessment...
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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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Pollination in Flowering Plants

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
More than 200,000 invertebrate species and around 2,000 vertebrate species act as pollinators. The sixth lesson in a series of 10 encourages scholars to first identify both male and female flowering plants. Next, they bag and tag five...
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Pollination Power

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students go out into the garden and observe pollinating animals through hand lenses. In this pollination lesson plan, students also discuss how animals carry seeds to create new plants elsewhere.
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Beneficial Pollinators

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Hone in on the honeybee and learn how you can help these important pollinators from going extinct. Honeybees play an important role in plant growth; encourage your young biologists and environmentalists to see the significance of these...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Gain 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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Pollinator's Journey: Grades 5-8

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Re-enact the flight of the pollinator. Pupils learn about the roles of butterflies, bats, and other pollinators in plant reproduction. The class acts out the migratory flight of Monarch butterflies and bats from the Sonoran Desert to...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's it like to migrate as a pollinator? Teachers provide direct instruction about the roles of pollinators such as butterflies on plants along with the threats they encounter. The class then acts out a story of the migration of bats...
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The Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-8

For Teachers K - 8th
Bees get all the attention, but so many more creatures contribute to pollination. Scientists explore the role of pollinators as they learn about the parts of a flower and how it reproduces. They discover how plants rely on many different...
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Creating a Pollinator Garden

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students build a pollination garden. In this pollination lesson, students read directions and build a pollinator garden that will produce flowering plants for pollinator organisms to use in pollination of other plants.
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Plant Reproduction: Methods of Pollination

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Different means of plant cross-pollination are discussed in this video. The narrator explains the footage and a computerized cross-section of flowers. The film is educational, but it is not engaging. Consider following it up with a...
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Pollination of Flowers by Moths

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Turn your classroom into a pollination station as your kids transform into moths or predators trying to survive and aiding in plant reproduction along the way. Using silent party blowers as proboscises, the moths will have two minutes to...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sixteen ounces of honey requires more than 1,000 bees traveling over 100,000 miles and visiting 4.5 million flowers. The presentation includes sexual reproduction in plants, the parts and functions of a flower, pollination,...
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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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