Plants: these plant photo flashcards have been designed to support classroom teaching.
They can be used for wall displays, vocabulary development activities, or as a stimulus for discussions such as, "What part of a plant is this...? / How do bees pollinate flowers...? / What are different methods of seed dispersal...? / What have you learned about....?"
Please note that all of the photographs used are high quality, royalty free and available freely in the public domain.
Two pages of detailed teaching notes (addressing common misconceptions as well as concepts for advanced students)
FLASHCARDS AND HEADERS
49 x flash cards (detailed below) complete with a set of headers (arranged 2 per landscape page)
PARTS OF A PLANT
- roots of parsley, tree, leak and a hanging plant
- leaves belonging to lotus, maple, oak and a nettle plant
- petals from a rose, sunflower and tulip
- buds for a daisy, poppy and sunflower
- plant stem
- oak tree, acorns,
- pine tree, pine cone
- apple tree, apples,
- cherry blossom tree
ANIMALS THAT ASSIST IN POLLINATION
- bee on a flower, bee in flight
CLOSE UP OF REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS
PLANTS WITH VARIOUS SEED DISPERSAL METHODS
- dandelion and sycamore (wind)
- sea holly and burdock (hook on to animals)
- tomatoes and grapes (eaten then passed by animals)
- coconut tree, coconut and mangrove trees (dispersed by water)
- poppy and pea pod ("explosion")
PLANTS WITH INTERESTING MOVEMENT
- venus fly trap
- mimosa pudica (from Latin: pudica "shy, bashful or shrinking"; also called sensitive plant, sleepy plant and the touch-me-not) .
If you wish to see a plant word featured that is not already included in this set please contact me via the "Ask a question" tab above and I'll do my best to add it.
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