Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 30

Main topics: Interesting and strange plants

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Read

Botany for Dummies

Chapter 21
Ten Weirdest Plants
p. 343-345

 

 

p. 345-348

*On pg. 346 there is a section that talks about a plant that has s*x with an insect

End of the book!

 

Botany curriculum

 

 

 

 

p. 196-197 Lapbook: Record-Holding Plants

Choose a book or books

 

Skunk Cabbage, Sundew Plants, and Strangler Figs: And 18 More of the Strangest Plants on Earth

Skunk Cabbage, Sundew Plants, and Strangler Figs: And 18 More of the Strangest Plants on Earth

Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
p. 193 Water Hemlock

 

 

Essential Atlas of Botany Essential Atlas of Botany

 

 

p. 44-45

 

p. 48-51

The Botany Coloring BookThe Botany Coloring Book

Section 25 Blue-Green Algae (*high school)

Section 38 Algal habitats

Section 39 -51 Green algae (*high school)
Wow, that's really overkill on the algae!
I'd only assign 1-2 of these to your high schooler.

 

 

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 176-178 Read about the Poppy

 

p. 179-181 Read about the Primrose

 

p. 182-183 Read about the Red-Hot Poker (or Torch Lilly)

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits

Wisconsin Fast Plants® Dihybrid Genetics Kit

Refer to the online experiment calendar for this activity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Printables

 

Plants of the Bible lapbook

 

 

 

 

Videos

 

BrainPOP
Algae

 

 

 

 

Internet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

Illustrating Nature: Right-Brain Art in a Left-Brain World
Chapter 13

 

 

Guesthollow store

 

Link to Guest Hollow

Guesthollow


 
Berries


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