Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 21

Main topics: Mosses and ferns

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Read

Botany for Dummies

Chapter 15
Skip pages 241-246 unless you believe in evolution
p. 246-249
Bryophytes: Nonvascular plants
Liverworts
Hornworts

p. 250-253
Mosses
Peat

p. 253-259
Seedless vascular plants
Club mosses

p. 260-264
Ferns

 

Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

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Essential Atlas of Botany

 

p. 60-63

 

 

 

Botany curriculum

Chapter 3
Non-Vascular Plants

The Botany Coloring BookThe Botany Coloring Book

Section 52 Liverworts
(*high school)
Section 53 Hornworts
(*high school)

Section 54 Mosses

Section 74 Lycophyta (*high school)

 

Section 73 Ferns

Section 74 Fern features

Section 75 Fern life history

Section 37 Lichens

Choose a book or books

 

Plant Propagator's Bible
p. 74-97 Cuttings

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 135 Psychedelic Plants

Plants: Flowering Plants, Ferns, Mosses, and Other Plants (Class of Their Own

Plants: Flowering Plants, Ferns, Mosses, and Other Plants

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 139 Poison Hemlock

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 109-110 Read about Jasmine

 

p. 111-112 Read about Kerria

 

p. 113-114 Read about the Lady's Mantle

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

 

 

 

p. 174 White willow

 

p. 80 ferns

 

Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits

 

 

 

 

 

Recipe:
Let your student research what recipe s/he wants to make. The only requirement is that it has to have a plant product in it!

Printables

 

 

 

 

 

 

Videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet

 

BrainPOP
Seedless Plants

Life cycle of a moss animation

 

 

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

Illustrating Nature: Right-Brain Art in a Left-Brain World
Chapter 4

 

 

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