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Create a Field Guide of Local Plants

Students become familiar with making herbarium specimens as well as utilizing field guides to help identify the species which they gather. They use their herbarium collection to create personalized field guides with plants in their local habitat. Students explore how to collect plants. prepare herbarium specimens, use keys for identification, and explore how scientists keep track of and name plants.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Included Materials
  • Project

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