Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 22

Main topics: Fungi


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5


Botany for Dummies






Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

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Choose a book or books

Fungi: Mushrooms, Toadstools, Molds, Yeasts, and Other Fungi

Fungi: Mushrooms, Toadstools, Molds, Yeasts, and Other Fungi

Plant Propagator's Bible
p. 98-111 Layering

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 143 Purple Loosestrife

Molds, Mushrooms & Other Fungi

Molds, Mushrooms & Other Fungi


Essential Atlas of Botany



p. 52-59



The Botany Coloring BookThe Botany Coloring Book

Section 21
Lower Plant Groups

Section 26 Fungi

Section 34 Basidiomycetes

Section 31 Yeast life history
(*high school)

Section 27 Slime molds
(*high school)

Section 28 Egg Fungi (*high school)

Sections 30 and 32 Sac Fungi (*high school)

Section 33 Club Fungi (*high school)

Section 35 & 36 Wheat Rust
Section (*high school)

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 115-117 Read about Larkspur and Delphinium


p. 231-232 Read about the Yucca


p. 121-122 Read about the Lilac

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History




p. 48 Sweet Orange


p. 22 Wild cabbage


Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits










Bake bread or make any other recipe that requires yeast (cinnamon rolls, etc.)

Mushroom Farm in a Box


Stuffed mushrooms
*Note: we made this recipe without the wine. It's a New Year's Eve fave of our family.















Nature, Journaling and Art


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

Chapter 5




Guesthollow store


Link to Guest Hollow



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