How Do Plants Reproduce?
In this plant reproduction worksheet, students will complete a Venn diagram by comparing and contrasting gymnosperms and angiosperms.
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New Review Do Plants Think?
Plants react to many different stimuli, but do they think? After many years, scientists now have a definite answer. A video shares the theories and facts as part of a larger biology playlist. From plants listening to music to plants...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review We've Got Ants in Our Plants!
Some ants are so aggressive, they can repel an elephant. Viewers learn this fact and more in an engaging video that is part of a larger playlist on biology. It discusses the relationships between ants and plants. While plants provide...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Vascular Plants = Winning!
Viewers explore vascular plants with a video that shows their different tissues, their ability to grow taller and wider, and their parts. Young scientists then see these plants xylem and phloem and learn how vascular plants move water...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Plants Find Food
How do roots find nutrients? The PBS video, part of a series on food science, describes experiments proving roots grow specifically toward nutrients in the soil. A theory of how roots know in which direction to grow provides an...
8 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is There a Reproducibility Crisis in Science?
Less than 25 percent of published research proves reproducible. The video discusses the importance of duplicating results, introduces the challenge related to this task, and examines the issue from multiple points of view, allowing for...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Harvesting Energy from Food: How do Plants Help Humans?
Beginning botanists view slides of plant vascular tissue. They watch Magic School Bus Gets Planted, which you can find online, and then write a summary of what they have learned about plants. This lesson could be used with upper...
6th - 8th Science
How Do Plants and Animals Change the Environment Around Them?
If you have elodea and snails in your classroom aquarium, or if you have access to a pond with these organisms, your young biologists can set up a controlled experiment to determine how certain ecosystems respond in light and dark...
7th - 12th Science