Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 16

Main topics: Moving materials through plants, rice

 

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Day 4

Day 5

Read

Botany for Dummies

Chapter 8
Skip all except for p. 144 (The cost of advertising)
Chapter 9
p. 147-150
Shipping & Receiving
Moving across membranes
Diffusion

p. 150-154
Active transport
Osmosis
Under pressure
Losing it

p. 154-158
water transport
cohesion of water
transpiration

p. 158-160
Cavitation
Reaching out with roots

p. 160-162
Sugar transport

Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

p. 78
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The Botany Coloring BookThe Botany Coloring Book

 

 

 

 

Section 55 Vascular system function

Choose a book or books

 

The Biography of Rice

The Biography of Rice

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 101 Don't Look Now

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 105 Mandrake

 

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 81-83 Read about the Gardenia

 

p. 118-120 Read about Lavender

 

p. 84-85 Read about the Geranium

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History
Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History

 

 

 

p. 144 Rice

 

p. 130 White Mulberry

 

Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits

 

 

Recipe:
Chinese fried rice

Osmosis in potatoes
EXPERIMENT
Supplies
2 potatoes, 2 plates, salt, water, knife

Celery challenge

Various supplies needed, inclulding celery. See packet for details.

Transpiration
EXPERIMENT
Supplies: 3 small, thin-leafed plants, scale, 6 plastic bags to fit over each plant pot, tape

 

Printables

 

 

 

 

 

 

Videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guesthollow store

 

Link to Guest Hollow

Guesthollow


 
Berries


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