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343 resources with the concept flowers

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Plant Structures Lab Stations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In China, hibiscus is known as the shoe flower because it is used to polish shoes, while in Hawaii, it is honored as the state flower. Young scientists learn about the structure and function of flowers. They dissect hibiscus flowers,...
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Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
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Study Jams! Flowers

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
RJ hangs out in Zoe's garden as she explains pollination, flower anatomy, and fertilization. This cartoon-styled feature is sure to stay in your botanists' minds! Follow it with the dissection of large flowers, such as the lily. 
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Jeopardy Game - Science

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Used in an upper elementary classroom, this presentation could be a center activity or a whole-group experience. This is a great way to review a variety of scientific topics. There are questions relating to the planets, rock formations,...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Living things and ecosystems respond to and are affected by climate change. In this collection of four lessons, students learn about how researchers—now and in the past—have used plant lifecycle events to understand climate. Pupils...
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Bio Inspired Design Paper Flowers

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Can paper flowers have some of the same properties as real flowers? First, learners investigate how water is absorbed into a flower through capillary action by using real flowers, yarn, and paper. Then, they have an opportunity to create...
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Color the Nouns: Tulips

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Colorful tulips fill a activity designed to reinforce parts of speech. Scholars identify and color shapes that contain nouns pink. 
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Plant Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ginkgo trees existed for more than 350 million years, and, at this time, only one species still remains. While plant diversity generally increases over geologic time, some interesting exceptions occur. Young scientists learn about plant...
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Investigating Transport Systems in a Flowering Plant

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Some weddings have flowers in a unique, unnatural color to match the theme. Young scientists take part in this process to learn about the function of the xylem as they observe colored water moving through a flower. Then, they experiment...
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Seed Dispersal in Tropical Forests

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do seeds get around? It's not like plants can control seed dispersal—or can they? Dig deeper into the amazing mechanisms of seed dispersal observed in tropical plants through interactives, a video, and plenty of hands-on data...
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Valentine’s Day = Roses

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Roses are red, but did you know that some are lighter while others are darker? Scholars read an infographic to decipher the fraction and percent of rose color and their country of origin. They go on to make comparisons and estimate while...
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How To Grow Fluorescent Flowers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Grow glow-in-the-dark flowers. An excellent video in the ACS Reactions series shows how to make fluorescent flowers. It gives step-by-step instructions for such an experiment.
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When Did the First Flower Bloom?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Were the first flowers made in China? The first evidence of a flower, discovered in current-day China, changes the story of life on Earth. A short video details the evolution of flowers. It highlights the co-evolution of animals and...
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Did You Know Honey is Really Bee Puke?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Despite the title, here is a video that makes honey even sweeter! Biology scholars journey inside a beehive with a fascinating video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Pupils learn about the social structure of a...
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Who Are Flowers Trying to Seduce?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Mutually Inclusive Events: Flower Beds at the Community Garden

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What color does your garden grow? Learners manipulate the number of flowers of two colors in two garden plots. They determine the probabilities of choosing a particular color of a flower in a given plot. Scholars find the relationship of...
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Examining Flower Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Life's a garden: dig it! The fifth lesson in a 10-part series allows pupils to dissect flowers in order to understand the number and type of sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils for different varieties. It also introduces floral formulas...
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Plant Phenology Data Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Scientists monitor seasonal changes in plants to better understand their responses to climate change, in turn allowing them to make predictions regarding the future. The last activity in the series of six has scholars analyze BudBurst...
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The World's Smelliest Flower

For Students K - 5th Standards
The Corpse Flower gets its name honestly, as it smells like a corpse. But why do some flowers smell good and some smell bad? Watch a video that explains the science around flower scents.
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%$?# Allergies!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
About 40,000 people have sinus surgery every year, hoping to relieve sinus congestion due to allergies. Learners see why some people have allergies and others don't. From flowers' pollen to pet dander, some human immune systems are...
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How Bees Can See the Invisible

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do bees use to get rid of tangles? A honey-comb! The video focuses on how bees instinctively find flowers — their eyes view the world differently than ours. They also seem to be guided by electric charges because the bees have a...
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How Do Bees Make Honey?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A queen bee may lay between 600-1,500 eggs per day during her three to four year reign. This fact and many others are contained in a video that shows scholars how bees turn nectar from flowers into honey, traveling thousands of miles to...
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Pumpkin Life Cycle

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From seed to jack-o-lantern, young scholars walk step-by-step through the life cycle of pumpkins with this fun art and science activity. After first participating in a shared reading of the children's book Pumpkin, Pumpkin children color...
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A Time for All Seasons - Spring

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Celebrate the arrival of spring with this fun primary grade science unit. Engaging young scientists with a variety of hands-on activities and inquiry-based investigations, these lessons are a great way to teach children about seasonal...