North Dakota Plants with Medicinal Value
Students use the internet and plant guides and other resources to identify plants and their medicinal importance as seen by the Native Americans. They view a copy of the Lewis and Clark journal that held photos of the plants of their herbarium.
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New Review History's Most Powerful Plants
At one point, scale trees accounted for nearly half of the biomass in North America and Europe. An installment of a longer video series introduces these strange plants and describes their features, adaptations, and eventual demise. It...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
4 Plants That are Great for Humans
Many substances people commonly use today come from plants, such as caffeine, nicotine, and morphine. A video highlights four plants that scientists use for medicine. It explains the way people discover, research, and use them, then goes...
8 mins 9th - 12th Science
Every City Needs Healthy Honey Bees
"With the declining numbers of bees, the cost of over 130 fruit and vegetable crops that we rely on for food is going up in price." While scientist Noah Wilson-Rich uses the plight of honey bees as the main focus of his presentation,...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable