Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 27

Main topics: Trees

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Read

Botany for Dummies

 

 

 

 

 

The Botany Coloring BookThe Botany Coloring Book

 

Section 71 Seasonal changes

 

 

 

Botany curriculum

 

 

 

p. 198-199 Lapbook: Tree trunk trivia wheel

 

Choose a book or books

Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees

Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 173 Strychnine Tree

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 177 Suicide Tree

The Biography of Rubber

The Biography of Rubber

The Tree Book for Kids and Their Grown Ups

The Tree Book for Kids and Their Grown Ups

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 152-154 Read about the Nasturtium

 

p. 155-157 Read about the Orchid

 

p. 158-160 Read about the Oregon Grape Holly

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

 

 

 

 

 

p. 98 rubber

 

Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits

 

Kit, Leaf Identification

Kit, Leaf Identification
We have this kit at home. It's really nice, but expensive. You can use it to learn how to identify trees by their leaves.

 

Discover Amber Kit

Discover Amber Kit

Recipe:
Eat some waffles with real maple syrup.

Make Your Own Chewing Gum Kit

Make Your Own Chewing Gum Kit

Read this webpage if you get this kit:
Chicle & Rubber Producing Plants

Wisconsin Fast Plants® Dihybrid Genetics Kit

Refer to the online experiment calendar for this activity.

Printables

 

Tree leaf bingo (not just plain old bingo!)

 

Tree leaf photos (could use for notebooking)

 

 

Videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

Illustrating Nature: Right-Brain Art in a Left-Brain World
Chapter 10

 

 

Guesthollow store

 

Link to Guest Hollow

Guesthollow


 
Berries


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