Comparing Mosses and Ferns

Students investigate if mosses or ferns are better adapted to life in a dry environment. In this mosses and ferns lesson plan, students investigate the structures of the fern and moss and draw sketches of each. They look for the presence of veins, they identify their surfaces and determine how they bend. Students draw conclusion about the adaptations of both moss and ferns based on their observations.

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8th - 10th
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