Who Are Flowers Trying to Seduce?

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 plants attract these creatures using color, smells, and tastes.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils keep a list of the ways the design of plants aid in pollination
  • Record new vocabulary in a glossary or graphic organizer
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a basic understanding of plant reproduction
Pros

  • Simple illustrations enhance the concepts
  • Engaging presentation holds the viewers' attention
Cons

  • None
Common Core