Interdisciplinary Web Quest: Flower Symbolism
Students identify flowers and their symbolism in art, literature, and design as they appeared in Victorian times from 1850 to 1900, as exemplified in furniture, quilt, paperweight, embroidery, and other designs. They create a simplified version.
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US Patriotic Symbols: The North American Bald Eagle
Students research the North American bald eagle to determine if this bird's characteristics make it an appropriate symbol to represent the United States as a country. They debate the substitution of other bird species for the eagle.
4th - 6th Science
Discovering and Painting the Plants of East Asia
Students use Web sites and gardening books to research types of trees, flowers, and plants. The Web sites will give students information about the symbolism of each plant. The lesson helps to build research skills that will be needed in...
1st - 5th Science