Botany Teacher Resources

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Seed Transport

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore botany by completing KWL worksheets. In this seed transportation lesson, students define a list of vocabulary terms associated with botany and seedlings before completing worksheets based on assigned text. Students...
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Home-Made Chia Pets

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore plant life by creating a plant art project. In this botany lesson, students utilize a pine cone and oat seeds to create the beginnings of a Chia Pet style plant. Students water their plants daily in class and observe...
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Design a Colonial Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore botany by completing an art design activity in class. In this gardening history lesson, students identify the plants and crops utilized in the Colonial era for both food and medicine. Students utilize geometry to create...
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Botany

For Students 4th - 5th
In this botany worksheet, students read a 2 page article on botany, choose the multiple choice answer to 3 questions, determine if 3 statements are true of false and fill in the blanks in 5 facts about botany.
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Botany: What are the types of rice?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the different types of rice. In this botany lesson, students match characteristics of rice with its variety.
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Do Some Research - Botany

For Students 5th - 6th
For this science research worksheet, students use the library or Internet to determine what botany is the study of. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture to accompany the answer.
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Botanical Bookmarks

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students increase their comprehension of botany as they collect, identify, and classify various leaves. They observe that each leaf has its own unique color, texture, design, and pattern. Students create a pressed-leaf bookmark,...
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Power to the Peanut

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate information about the life and research of African American botanist George Washington Carver. They identify how Carver's knowledge of botany contributed to improvement of farming practices and introduction of new...
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Agriculture and Fishery Arts: Plant Production, First Year

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore plant life and botany by growing their own crops. In this agriculture lesson, students identify the importance of soil and which plants grow best during specific seasons. Students utilize the appropriate tools and grow...
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The Great Seed Rescue

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore biology by participating in a seed saving activity. In this botany lesson plan, students identify the importance of seeds in the reproduction of food and utilize push pins and jars to collect real seeds. Students label...
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Why Buy Dirt?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners explore plant life by participating in a soil analysis activity. In this botany lesson, students identify the types of nutrients and minerals found in specific soils which can allow plants to grow their best. Learners utilize...
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How to Grow a Sunflower Plant

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore botany by conducting a sunflower growth experiment. In this plant life lesson, students identify the anatomy of a sunflower plant and the essential nutrients it requires to grow. Students utilize compost, soil, garden...
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Allelopathy Experiments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore how allelopathy works in plants. In this botany lesson plan, students explain how this phenomenon affect other organisms. They read and analyze an article about allelopathy and discuss its flaws.
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Plant Cell Crime Scene

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Use science to solve the mystery of the Poplar murder. Pupils use forensic botany to determine if a suspect could be the killer. By analyzing images from a Transmission Electron Microscope, learners determine if the material found on the...
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Botany: The Plant Dissection Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study everything about plants! The 12-part series of lessons continues with an examination of many aspects of plants. Components of the laboratory activity address the growth and structure of plants by evaluating familiar plants. The...
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Floor Sculptures

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore visual arts by completing a recycling activity. In this botany science lesson plan, students examine the natural layout of plants in a garden environment. Students utilize wire, wood and other arts and craft materials to...
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Learning the Parts of a Plant

For Teachers 1st
First graders discover the anatomy of a plant by labeling a picture.  In this botany lesson, 1st graders examine and dissect several real plants in class and define their different parts.  Students utilize the Internet to view...
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Indoor Gardening

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students determine how a plant grows best. In this botany lesson plan, students observe variables that affect plant growth. Students explore how to grow and maintain a plant. Students make observations of their plant as it grows.
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Plant Identification: New Jersey vs. Ecuador

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover the different plants that grow in different climates through specimen collections.  In this botany lesson, 6th graders examine plants from both New Jersey and Ecuador and discuss what conditions could create such...
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Raising Plants

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students investigate the life cycle of plants by growing their own in class.  In this botany lesson, students practice using plant vocabulary while they grow their own Wisconsin Fast Plants.  Students collaboratively build a light box...
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Designing a Germination Experiment

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students explore botany by participating in a seed experiment. In this plant nutrition lesson plan, students define several science experiment vocabulary terms like observation, treatment, and replicate. Students utilize soaked seeds in...
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Following The Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate botany by conducting a plant growth experience. In this sunlight lesson, students utilize two potted flowers, depriving one of direct sunlight, and recording their growth process in science journals. Students discuss...
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Ho'opiha - Growing in Knowledge: Terrarium Project

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore environmental protection by conducting a research experiment in class. In this botany lesson plan, students identify the necessities for growing a plant indoors and create a small terrarium for their plant. Students...
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Investigating Native Plants

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Earth science by participating in a gardening activity. In this botany lesson, students discuss a group of non-native plants that would grow well in a school garden. Students complete a plant science graphic organizer...