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

Printables for Grades K-1

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

Printables for Grades 2-5

Photosynthesis Worksheet
Careers: Who Am I?
Layers of the Rain Forest Worksheets
Plant Parts
Plant Crossword Puzzle
Plant Graph
Seeds Word Search
More Popular Plant Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

How Do Yeasts and Molds Reproduce?
Spring Crossword Puzzle II
Eyewitness Plant Printables
Dominant and Recessive Genes
Science Key Term Review: Simple Organisms
Summer Herbs to Identify
Structure of a Typical Flower
More Popular Plant Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

Animal Cell/Plant Cell (Blank) Printable
What Are the Parts of a Seed?
What Are Ferns?
Types of Habitat with Examples of Plant Life
The Parts of a Plant Cell and an Animal Cell
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
Which Soil Is Best for Plants?
More Plant Printables

Lesson Plans

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


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

Graphic Organizers

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

Earth Day Activities

Tissue Flower Craft
Gardening with Kids
Looking for Signs of Photosynthesis
There's an Owl in the Shower
Crepe Paper Flower
Plants of the Rain Forest Rubric
Plant Products
More Earth Day Teacher Resources

Arbor Day Activities

Autumn Tree
Reading Warm-Up 19 for Gr. 1 & 2: Geography
Examining the Trees and Leaves in Fall
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi Project Ideas
Science and Technology: Planting Trees
Science Skill: Observing Trees
What Are Some Kinds of Plants?
More Arbor Day Activities

Plant Resources for Art Class

Life Cycle Charts
Plants of the Rain Forest
Plant Pollination
Fruit Patterns
Dried Flowers and Leaves
Make a Dried Bouquet
Darling Daffodil
More Plant Resources for Art Class

Digital Books

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

Literature & Plants Connected

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

Plant Resources for Reading & Language Arts

Flower Power Crossword Puzzle
All About a Venus Flytrap
More About Plant Parts
Desert Ecology Reading Warm-Up
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: Colonial Gardens
Plants & Pollination Vocab & Photo Flashcards
Seed Distribution
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
How High is that Tree? Part II
Math in Science: Tallying
What Do the Roots and Stems Do?
Pear Flash Cards
More Plant Resources for Math Class

Science Activities on Plants

How Does a Seed Grow into a Plant?
Go, Seeds, Go!
All About Fossils
How Do People Use Plants?
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Classification Puzzle
More Popular Science Activities on Plants

Plant Resources for Earth Science Class

What's Wrong with This Picture?
What Is the Nitrogen Cycle?
Cool-Weather and Warm-Weather Crops
Traveling Seeds Worksheet
"My Garden Song"
Traveling Seeds
Understanding Chlorophyll
More Popular Plant Resources for Earth Science Class

Plant Physiology Resources

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

Flower Resources

Flowers Word Search
Comparing Monocots and Dicots
The Parts of a Flower
Flower Power Vocabulary
Wildflowers and Their Families
Investigate Activity: Observing the Parts of Flowers
Science, Technology and Society: Pollinators
More Flower Resources

Rain Forest Resources

Food Web
Rain Forest Products
South American Tropical Rain Forests
Threats to Tropical Rain Forests
Tropical Rain Forest Plant Products
Reading Warm-Up 55 for Gr. 3 & 4: Science
More Rain Forest Teacher Resources

Plant Resources for Social Studies Class

How Do Plants Affect the Economy of the United States?
The Popcorn Plant
George Washington Carver
Science and Social Studies: House Plants
All-Purpose Soybeans
Be a Christmas Tree Detective
Peanut Products
More Plant Resources for Social Studies Class

Plants & History Connected

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

Related Resources

Gardening Resources
Earth Day Teacher Resources


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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.

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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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