Otter's Botany - Homeschool Botany Curriculum

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Otter's Botany

Week 8

Main topics: Peanuts, George Washington Carver

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Read

Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System

Chapters 11-12

Chapters 13-14

Set up your worm bin.

 

 

Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

 

 

p. 2
p. 3

p. 4
p. 5

p. 6
p. 7

Choose a book or books

Tulipomania : The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

Tulipomania: Read chapters 11-12

The Life and Times of the Peanut

The Life and Times of the Peanut

Tulipomania : The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

Tulipomania: Read chapters 13-14

The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America

The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America

 

Tulipomania : The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

Tulipomania: Read chapters 15-16 (End!)

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

100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names

p. 33-34 Read about the Camellia

 

p. 35-36 Read about Candytuft

 

p. 39-40 Read about the Christmas Rose

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History

 

 

 

p. 60 Saffron

 

p. 62 Papyrus

 

Experiments, Labs, Activities & Kits

 

DuneCraft Sprout 'n Grow Greenhouses - Peanuts

DuneCraft Sprout 'n Grow Greenhouses - Peanuts
You can skip this kit and just buy some UNROASTED peanuts from the store and plant them in a cup of soil.

 

Homemade peanut butter recipe

 

Recipe:

peanut butter cookies

Printables

 

George Washington Carver Activity book (pages 9 and 10)

 

 

 

 

Videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nature, Journaling and Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guesthollow store

 

Link to Guest Hollow

Guesthollow


 
Berries


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