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Say it With Flowers!

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Subjects

  • Science

Grade

  • 3-5
  • 6-8
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Brief Description

Students learn about pollination and identify the insects most likely to pollinate certain kinds of plants.

Objectives

Students will

  • learn about pollination and some of the factors that affect it.

Keywords

insects, pollination, tables

Materials Needed

Lesson Plan

The lesson, Farm to Supermarket to Your Dinner Table, is available online. Students can use the Education World Pollination Information Table to record their information. Tell students to select as many flowers as they like, write the information about each flower in the table, and then use the information at the site to decide which animal is most likely to pollinate each flower.

As an extension activity, invite students to take the Pollination Quiz, which can be completed online or in print.

Assessment

Students will be evaluated based on the completion of the Pollination Information Table.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Linda Starr

National Standards

Science:
NS.K-4.3
NS.5-8.3

Mathematics:
NM.5-8.8
NM.K-4.13

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