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Students experiment with Thin Layer Chromatography to separate pigments found in flower petals.
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Plant Pigments as Natural Dyes
Students create friendship bracelets and quilt squares. In this plant lesson student dye their own string and cotton material with plant pigments. Students use the naturally dyed materials to create the friendship bracelets and quilt...
1st - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Hummingbirds and Flowers: A Study of Co-Adaptive Relationships
Middle schoolers explore the co-adaptation of hummingbirds and the flowering plants. They explain how a flowering plant has adapted to be pollinated by a hummingbird and how the hummingbird has adapted to feed on the flower's nectar....
6th - 8th Science
How Bees Can See the Invisible
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...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable