Observing Root Response After Rotating Plant Ninety Degrees
Students conduct an experiment to observe the response of maize roots when rotated 90 degrees.
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Plant Reproduction—Structure of a Flower
What happened to the plant in math class? It grew square roots. Here, a set of 11 worksheets provide a review of plant reproduction. It includes the structure of a flower and each part's function, pollination, fertilization, seed...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Preparing for Project BudBurst
Plants take cues from the environment—change in daylight hours and temperature—to complete their seasonal life cycles. Lesson four in the series of six has classes collect phenology data on plants. After taking initial observations,...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Plant Growth: Auxins and Gibberellins
Why does a plant grow toward the sun? The video, part of a Fuse School Plants playlist, explains the chemical processes behind plant growth. It details how auxins, gibberellins, and the sun work together. From curving plant stems to...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Plant Hormones: Tropisms
Why do stems grow up and roots grow down? A video from the Fuse School Plants playlist explains the four types of tropisms that control plant growth. Simple graphics demonstrate the importance of each type of tropism for various parts of...
2 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Investigating Temperature Changes on Evaporating Liquids—Microscale Chemistry
Is there more to evaporation than just less liquid? Show young scientists the energy transformation that occurs during a phase change through a series of simple experiments. Lab partners place drops of water, ethanol, and ethoxyethane on...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is Our Climate Headed for a Mathematical Tipping Point?
Raising the global temperature by two degrees may not seem like much, but the impact this would have on the planet is amazing. Follow along with this short video as it examines how even a small change to a system can turn its regular,...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable