Plant Classification Teacher Resources
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Introduction to Plant Classification
Here is a terrific, one-hour lesson on plant taxonomy. In it, learners discover the three bases that plants can be classified under. They view a slide show on plants and practice correctly classifying each plant shown. Then, they take a walk around the school and identify angiosperms and gymnosperms.
7th Science 97 Views 126 Downloads
If you teach basic botany or a landscape design course, this presentation is practically perfect. Begin with classification and nomenclature methods and move into the characteristics of leaves that make plant identification possible: leaf type, arrangement, venation, shape, and margin.
9th - Higher Ed Science 59 Views 73 Downloads
Students apply newly learned plant classification vocabulary as they identify mystery plants. In this plant classification lesson plan, students, working in small groups, apply the dichotomous key as they identify images of unknown plants.
5th - 8th Science 16 Views 185 Downloads
School Yard Park/ Ecosystem
Fifth graders examine ecosystems in their schoolyard. In this nature and ecosystem lesson, 5th graders map their schoolyard into workable plots. They classify plants and animals found in the plot. They revisit their site every two weeks throughout the school year to observe and record changes.
5th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Young scholars share with the class how they think plants are classified and are assessed on their prior knowledge. They use a packet to complete throughout the week at their own pace, which includes various activities to familiarize themselves with the plant kingdom.
9th - 12th Science 19 Views 55 Downloads
Young scholars are introduced to the concept of classification as it relates to objects, information, and characteristics. In this classification instructional activity, students research a variety of animals. Young scholars study the Linnaeus's system of classifying plants and animals on seven levels.
K - 5th Science 78 Views 151 Downloads
Students use a dichotomous key and levels of taxonomy to classify aliens. They examine sample specimens and discuss how to classify organisms, memorize a mnemonic device for the taxonomic levels, observe the teacher model how to classify an alien, and complete the worksheets independently.
10th - 12th Science 35 Views 118 Downloads
New Review Which Plant Is Which?
Learn about dichotomous keys, plant identification, and how to care for the planet with a lesson that includes several hands-on and innovative activities. Kids go on a plant scavenger hunt and classify the plants that they find before researching one specific plant, and designing a Most Wanted poster for it.
5th Science 10 Views 8 Downloads
Present information about the classification of animals. After participating in the teacher-led discussion about scientific names, small groups devise their own way of classifying everyday objects present in the classroom, developing two-part names for several objects in the room.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 55 Views 141 Downloads CCSS: Designed