Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 13

Main topics: Pollen, bees


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5


Botany for Dummies

p. 90-92
Moving pollen
Flower arrangements





Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

p. 48
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The Botany Coloring BookThe Botany Coloring Book

Section 90 Enhancing cross pollination (*high school)


Section 92 Pollination (wind, beetles and flies)


Section 93 Pollination (butterflies, moths, bees and birds)

Choose a book or books


The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe (Scientists in the Field Series)

The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 87 Kudzu

The Life and Times of the Honeybee

The Life and Times of the Honeybee


100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 64-65 Read about the Deutzia


p. 66-67 Read about the Dogwood


p. 68-69 Read about the Evening Primrose

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History




p. 104 Barley


p. 110 Hop


Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits



Recipe: Honey Walnut Shrimp
Eat some honey on biscuits







Get the Buzz on Honey Bees Classroom Map of the U.S


Fast Plant life cycle
p. 18-23
Activities: Illustrate a Brassica flower and bee, label the parts of a bee on the diagram
*You can do this here, or you can do it with the long-term Wisconsin Fast Plant project






Bees: Tales From the Hive online


Vanishing of the Bees



Pollination flash animation


Flower pollination gizmo (5 min time limit for the freebie)



Nature, Journaling and Art









Guesthollow store


Link to Guest Hollow



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