Short botany exercises.

Steve Hinkson sphinkson at
Tue Jul 6 18:44:25 EST 1999

Plant a 10 gallon terrarium of carnivorous plants, then watch for them to catch the
errant insect.
Plant Mimosa pudica.  Kids ALWAYS get a bang out of the plant, and the cotyledons
emerge, so they're visible, to explain seed germination.

QDurham wrote:

> I'd sure be interested in hearing about short (one class period ideally)
> hands-on exercises/experiments for middle grade kids.  These sorts of
> activities are easily accomplished in physical sciences, but are tough to do in
> Botany/Biology
> Quent

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