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Plants (Botany) – Teacher Resources

From food and shelter to medicine and clothing, plants play a crucial role in our lives. Incorporate botany in your classroom with these lessons and printables on trees, flowers, ferns, molds, and mosses. There are science activities on plant cells, photosynthesis, pollination, and much more! From gardening to chromatography, you'll find fun ideas for Earth Day and Arbor Day. Incorporate the study of flora across your curriculum with art, math, and English resources for all ages.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

The Amazing Rain Forest Mini-Lesson
Introducing Deserts Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Bulletin Board Ideas

Rainbow of Flowers Bulletin Board
Habitat and Animals Theme
Evergreen Tree Bulletin Board for Winter
Tree Pattern
Tree Bulletin Board Example

Printables for Grades K-1

Plant Parts
How a Seed Grows -- Little Book
From Seed to Plant
Plants & Trees Printable Book (Grades K-4)
Growth Cycle of Plants
Summer Crossword Puzzle
Tissue Flower Craft
More Popular Plant Printables

Printables for Grades 2-5

Photosynthesis Worksheet
Careers: Who Am I?
Layers of the Rain Forest Worksheets
Plant Parts
Eyewitness Plant Printables
Plant Crossword Puzzle
Plant Terminology
More Popular Plant Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

How Do Yeasts and Molds Reproduce?
Plant Graph
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
Seeds Word Search
Insects in the Garden
What Are Ferns?
Summer Herbs to Identify
More Popular Plant Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

How Are Plants Classified?
Science Key Term Review: Simple Organisms
Animal Cell/Plant Cell (Blank) Printable
Types of Habitat with Examples of Plant Life
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
How Are Living Things Classified?
The Parts of a Plant Cell and an Animal Cell
More Plant Printables

Lesson Plans

Layers of the Rain Forest
The Sunflower
In Which Liquids Do Seeds Grow Best?
Sunflowers, Van Gogh, and You
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
Flower and Leaf Press
Class Garden
More Plant Lesson Plans


General Science Quiz
Biology and Cells Quiz
Plant Terminology Quiz
Do You Know About Plants? Quiz

Graphic Organizers

Ways to Help the Environment
In a Garden
KWL Chart - Plants
What Parts of Plants Do You Eat?
The Growth of a Radish Seed
What Is in Soil?
Looking at Leaves
More Plant Graphic Organizers

Earth Day Activities

Crepe Paper Flower
Looking for Signs of Photosynthesis
Gardening with Kids
There's an Owl in the Shower
Plant Products
Pests, Pesticides, and the Environment Activity
"My Garden Song"
More Earth Day Teacher Resources

Arbor Day Activities

Reading Warm-Up 19 for Gr. 1 & 2: Geography
Examining the Trees and Leaves in Fall
Autumn Tree
Plants Printable Book (Grades 2-6)
Tree Science
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi Project Ideas
Science Skill: Observing Trees
More Arbor Day Activities

Plant Resources for Art Class

Life Cycle Charts
Plants of the Rain Forest
Fruit Patterns
Plant Pollination
Dried Flowers and Leaves
Sponge Flowers
Circle Flowers Mobile
More Plant Resources for Art Class

Digital Books

Ready, Set Grow!
Eye Wonder: Forest
Eye Wonder: Plant
E.Guides: Plant
Eyewitness: Plant
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Earth Science

Literature & Plants Connected

Literature & Math: Stories about Flowers
The Mountain That Loved a Bird
Poke & Look Learning Books
NSTA Recommends -- Interdisciplinary Connections for Grades 9-12
Reading Warm-Up 81 for Gr. 1 & 2: Fairy Tales and Folklore
Girlwood Teacher's Guide
More Literature Resources on Plants

Plant Resources for Reading & Language Arts

Flower Power Crossword Puzzle
All About a Venus Flytrap
More About Plant Parts
Seed Distribution
Plants & Pollination Vocab & Photo Flashcards
Seed Dispersal Complete the Sentence
Seed Dispersal Word Power
More Popular Plant Resources for Reading & Language Arts

Plant Resources for Math Class

Investigate Activity: Estimating and Measuring Mass
Family Activities: Plant a Garden
Spider Plants
What Do the Roots and Stems Do?
Addition Practice and Connect the Dots
Food for Your State
How High is that Tree? Part II
More Plant Resources for Math Class

Science Activities on Plants

Go, Seeds, Go!
How Does a Seed Grow into a Plant?
All About Fossils
Structure of a Typical Flower
How Do People Use Plants?
Classification Puzzle
How Does Your Garden Grow?
More Popular Science Activities on Plants

Plant Resources for Earth Science Class

Spring Crossword Puzzle II
What's Wrong with This Picture?
Traveling Seeds Worksheet
What Is the Nitrogen Cycle?
Cool-Weather and Warm-Weather Crops
Which Soil Is Best for Plants?
Traveling Seeds
More Popular Plant Resources for Earth Science Class

Plant Physiology Resources

What Is Inside a Seed?
Explore Activity: Explore How Seeds Move
Explore Activity: A Sunflower Seed Grows
What Is Photosynthesis?
What Are Seeds and Fruits?
What Are the Parts of a Seed?
Flower Pollination
More Popular Plant Physiology Resources

Flower Resources

Flowers Word Search
Comparing Monocots and Dicots
The Parts of a Flower
What Are Flowers?
Time to Bloom!
Flower Power Vocabulary
Wildflowers and Their Families
More Flower Resources

Rain Forest Resources

Rain Forest Products
Food Web
Plants of the Rain Forest Rubric
Threats to Tropical Rain Forests
Tropical Rain Forests
Tropical Rain Forest Plant Products
More Rain Forest Teacher Resources

Plant Resources for Social Studies Class

How Do Plants Affect the Economy of the United States?
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: Colonial Gardens
The Popcorn Plant
George Washington Carver
South American Tropical Rain Forests
Make a Dried Bouquet
Be a Christmas Tree Detective
More Plant Resources for Social Studies Class

Plants & History Connected

Understanding Penicillin and Mold
Mold Observation Chart
How Peanuts Grow
More Plant Resources for History Class

Related Resources

Gardening Resources
Earth Day Teacher Resources


Do your students love videos? We have a growing collection of videos (including related activities) for holidays and events, including: women's history, Memorial Day, Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, American History, and the environment. Enjoy!

May Calendar of Events
May is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Backyard Games Week (5/18-25), Buy a Musical Instrument Day (5/22), and Memorial Day (5/25). Plus, celebrate Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, Inventors Month, Physical Fitness & Sports Month, and Water Safety Month!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

Now available: Galactic Hot Dogs in print! Buy it at bookstores now.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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