Flower dissection is fun and easy. Pick up a bunch of flowers with evident reproductive parts. Download this free lab sheet and get started. No knives are needed. Students can use the tip of a straight pin or tack to cut the plant parts.
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, offers ideas, links to games and videos, and freebies, like this one. Visit each week for a new topic with activities for students in third, fourth, and fifth grades.
This flower dissection lab was featured in my February 21, 2016, post, Enjoy Teaching Plants
. Visit for hands-on activities and video links related to plant parts (roots, stems, flowers, and seeds), germination, pollination, photosynthesis, and seed dispersal.
Are you looking for a complete unit? Check out Plant Parts for Big Kids
. It includes a schedule, materials list, lesson plans, student sheets, video links, a study guide, and test.
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