Pollination Teacher Resources
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Bee Pollen Popular
The world would be a much different place without the help of pollinators. Read about the important role bats, hummingbirds, and various insects play in plant reproduction, exploring the interdependence of living things in an ecosystem. Learn about the interesting social structure of beehives, each with a single queen, thousands of worker bees, and honeycombs full of babies.
1st - 4th Language Arts 62 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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, covering their hands in powdered cheese and modeling the process of pollination.
1st - 3rd Science 18 Views 11 Downloads
Every City Needs Healthy Honey Bees
"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, this is actually a great resource to begin a discussion on what the future holds for urban agriculture.
13 mins 9th - 12th Science 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 "from flower to fruit.
2nd Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Flowers Seeking Pollinators
Why are flowers so darn pretty? Well, as your class will find out, it has a little something to do with pollination and plant reproduction. The class discusses all the things that make flowers attractive and how those attractive features lure birds, bats, animals, and insects to help them pollinate other plants or disperse their seeds.
3rd - 7th Science 62 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fourth graders discover the process of pollination due to bees. In this pollination instructional activity, 4th graders read the book entitled How Groundhog's Garden Grew, discussing why the process of pollination is important. Students role play the process of pollination, using paper bees, flowers and dampened cotton balls.
4th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Impact of Climate Change on Bees in Eastern Forests: Pollination in Action
Who needs bees? We do! Kids get a chance to understand the pollination process, and the important role bees play in our environment. They play a really great game that shows them how bees normally act versus how bees act when temperatures are warmer than they should be, with the added strain of pesticides thrown in.
5th - 8th Science 27 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pollination and Fertilization
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 wind-pollinated and insect-pollinated plants stating the reason for each adaptation feature.
7th - 9th Science 4 Views 4 Downloads
The Beauty Of Pollination
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 and end up pollinating plants.
4 mins 1st - 8th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
Here is a clever lesson plan on pollination of flowers for you. In it, learners study the anatomy of a flower, and play a game in which they simulate the process of pollination. This fine plan brings in elements of art, physical education, language arts, and science.
2nd - 3rd Science 8 Views 37 Downloads
Pollination of Flowers by Moths
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 collect as much nectar as possible.
6th - 8th Science 8 Views 7 Downloads
Parts of the Flower and Pollination
Students review the parts of the plant and recognize the parts that are important for pollination. In this pollination lesson, students illustrate and label the parts of a flower. Students compare different types of flowers.
1st - 3rd Science 41 Views 131 Downloads
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Perhaps you don't use plant-related apps in the classroom because you haven't botany (bought any)! Here is one that you may want to purchase. Elementary green thumbs explore the stages in the plant life cycle as well as some of the processes that allow them to proceed.
K - 3rd Science 20 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Flower and the Fly
It's like a biological "Beauty and the Beast!" The fascinating mutualism between a South African meganosed fly and a deep-throated geranium builds a case study in coevolution for your biology buffs to analyze. After reading about this and other symbiotic relationships, young natural historians answer five critical-thinking questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 36 Views 127 Downloads
Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Detailing the structures and functions of flowering plants, this slide show will help your students understand the processes and the conditions that allow pollination and fertilization. Labelled diagrams help introduce the reproductive system of a plant, and photos help demonstrate the different types and specializations of pollination.
7th - 9th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
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 small creatures.
1 min 4th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Nancy Odell: Pollinate
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 pollination.
2 mins Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 3 Downloads