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Take a Hike!: A Family Forest Walk
In this family or group inquiry activity, learners use their senses to explore a local forest or woodland.
Shipping for Survival
In this activity, learners explore how packaging engineers develop customized shipping and packaging containers to meet the needs of many different industries.
Patterns and Relationships: Peddling Petals
In this math lesson, learners use the setting of a flower-making fundraiser to explore a variety of patterns. Learners examine the patterns in a flower design made of triangles surrounding a square.
Saldo Island: An Unfair Game
In this environmental science activity about biodiversity, learners play a game to discover the effects of non-native species on an ecosystem.
Plant Parts and Their Diseases
This exercise is designed to teach young learners the different parts of a plant (root, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, and seeds), the basic functions of each part, and to show that tiny microscopic o
Bloomin' Bud Glyph
In this math lesson, learners practice reading charts and graphs by creating and interpreting glyphs.
In this outdoor activity, learners use artificial bees and paper models of flowers to find out how bees transfer pollen from one flower to another.
How do we name things?
In this activity, learners will learn a bit about botany as the explore botanical names and common names of plants.
Discovery Time: Trees
In this activity, young learners (2 years and up) explore tree structure and biology. Tree products are explored by painitng with fruit.
Make Your Own Perfume
In this activity about olfaction (7th activity on the page), learners use natural ingredients to concoct their own perfume.
In this activity, learners examine the different materials gardeners add to their soil, and discuss how these materials are important for plant growth.
Partners in Pollination
In this activity, learners identify the reproductive parts of plants and the animal (bee) structures involved in pollination.
In this activity with several mini experiments, learners explore the chemistry that helps scientists learn about the environment and how they can help save it.
The Wander of Pollen
In this activity/demonstration, learners explore pollen and how insects and animals transport pollen. Learners investigate and compare wind and animal pollination.
Trees: Buds and Twigs
In this hands-on nature activity, learners observe the emergence of leaves and flowers. Branches from trees and bushes are collected in the early spring, brought indoors, and placed in water.