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

Read

Botany for Dummies

p. 90-92
Moving pollen
Flower arrangements

 

 

 

 

Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

p. 48
p. 49

p. 50
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p. 52
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p. 56
p. 57

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
Or
Eat some honey on biscuits

 

 

 

Printables

 

 

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

 

Fast Plant life cycle
p. 18-23
Pollination
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

 

Videos

 

 

 

Bees: Tales From the Hive online
or
Amazon

 

Vanishing of the Bees

Internet

 

Pollination flash animation

 

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

BrainPOP
Honeybees

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guesthollow store

 

Link to Guest Hollow

Guesthollow


 
Berries


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