User login


Search Results


Showing results (1 to 10 of 10)

  • Thumbnail
    University of Nebraska State Museum
    Add to list Details
    This activity (on pages 24-29) combines science and art to introduce learners to how different animal pollinators spread pollen from one plant to another, and how certain shapes, colors, and smells...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    University of Nebraska State Museum
    Add to list Details
    This activity (on pages 15-23) combines interactive role-playing and graphing to introduce learners to the health affects of pollen. In the first part, learners role-play a detective on a medical...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    American Chemical Society
    Add to list Details
    In this activity on page 8 of the PDF, learners make a slimy substance very similar to mucus, and sprinkle it with glitter to imitate the way that allergens are trapped. Use this activity to...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Lawrence Hall of Science
    Add to list Details
    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. Background information discusses bees and other...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners identify the reproductive parts of plants and the animal (bee) structures involved in pollination. Learners then use this information to role play or act out the process...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners learn about the adaptations that flowers have developed which support pollination. Learners also list their personal preferences (i.e. favorite color, food) and a partner...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    University of Nebraska State Museum
    Add to list Details
    In this activity (on pages 30-36), learners simulate a dig for ancient pollen, to experience how paleobotanists study fossilized pollen in rocks to learn about early geological and climatological...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    University of Nebraska State Museum
    Add to list Details
    In this activity (on pages 9-14), learners dissect a real flower -- the kind of work botanists do. Learners discover where to find pollen, and learn about other flower parts including petals,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Lawrence Hall of Science
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners make a model of a beehive using simple materials. In the process, learners discover that honeybees build their hives using wax from their bodies, shaped into 6-sided...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    American Chemical Society
    Add to list Details
    Our bodies defend themselves in many different ways to prevent us from getting sick. In this activity, learners create a slimy substance very similar to mucus, and sprinkle it with glitter to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14