Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 19

Main topics: Plant Genetics

 

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Day 5

Read

Botany for Dummies

Chapter 12 Passing Plant Characteristics to the Next Generation
p. 199-204
Gregor Mendel
Figuring out the rules of inheritance

*Skip any sections this week that your child isn't ready for / can't understand

p. 204-207
Speaking like a geneticist
Making predictions

p. 207-211
Tracking inheritance
Solving the Punnett square for a dihybrid cross

p. 211-
Remembering meiosis
Incomplete dominance

 

Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

p. 108
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The Botany Coloring BookThe Botany Coloring Book

Section 17: Plant genetics
(*high school)

Section 18:
 Monohybrid cross (*high school)

Section 19:
Dihybrid cross (*high school)

Section 20:
Chromosome crossing over
(*high school)

 

Choose a book or books

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 116 Forbidden Garden

Plant Propagator's Bible

Plant Propagator's Bible
p. 20-53
Starting from Seed

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 124 Dreadful Bouquet

Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

 

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 98-99Read about Hyacinth

 

p. 100-101 Read about the Hydrangea

 

p. 102-103 Read about Impatiens

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History

 

 

 

p. 154 Black Pepper

 

p. 158 English Oak

 

Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits

 

 

Recipe:
Black Pepper Chicken

 

 

 

Printables

 

 

 

 

 

 

Videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

Illustrating Nature: Right-Brain Art in a Left-Brain World
Chapter 2

 

 

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Link to Guest Hollow

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