Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 12

Main topics: Cones and flowers

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Read

Botany for Dummies

p. 87-89
Cones (sporophylls)
Flowers

 

 

 

 

Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

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Botany curriculum

p. 216 Lapbook: Fold-out of favorite flowers

p. 211 Lapbook: Diagram of the inside of a flower

 

 

p. 197 Lapbook - Design a flower stamp

Essential Atlas of Botany Essential Atlas of Botany

 

p. 30-31

 

 

 

The Botany Coloring Book
The Botany Coloring Book

Section 82 Basic flower structure

Section 83 Basic flower types

Section 84 Pistil, carpel and ovary (*high school)

Section 85 Ovule development (*high school)

Section 86-87 Flowering plant reproduction

Section 89 Floral specialization

Section 91 The flowering branch

Choose a book or books

One Hundred Flowers

One Hundred Flowers

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 79 Killer Algae

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 82 Stop and Smell the Ragweed

Growing Patterns

Growing Patterns

 

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 60-61 Read about the Datura

 

p. 62-63 Read about the Daylilly

 

p. 220-222 Read about the Water Lilly

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History

 

 

 

p. 64 Foxglove

 

p. 94 Sunflower

 

Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits

 

 

Does sugar help preserve cut flowers? EXPERIMENT
Cut flowers
Distilled water
Sugar
Vinegar
Note: No need to purchase tons of flowers for this. Just get something cheap or use what's in your own yard.

 

Recipe:
GORP with sunflower seeds

 

Printables

 

 

 

 

 

Parts of a flower labels and card set
(Montessori)

Parts of a flower notebooking image

Videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet

 

 

 

Online:
Exploratorium: Secret Life of Flowers interactive

 

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guesthollow store

 

Link to Guest Hollow

Guesthollow


 
Berries


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