Plants 1: Plant Parents
Middle schoolers review their prior knowledge on plants. In groups, they compare and contrast the difference between reproducing asexually and sexually. Using the internet, they research how some plants can be forced to produce asexually.
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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
The Amazing Ways Plants Defend Themselves
Plants can't run away from their predators, so they develop unique ways to defend themselves. The video presents many different defensive techniques that plants use. It also discusses how animals respond to these traits.
6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Identification and Classification of Grassland Plants
Take learning outside and start classifying grasslands. Young ecologists observe grassland plants in order to classify them into the appropriate species by family. They note their characteristics and where they grow. A true field...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
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