Pollination Partners

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Description

This resource details a number of ways plants can be pollinated, and what physical attributes facilitate pollination.
Students dissect plants and identify parts of each flower, then try to determine which animal pollinates it (if any).
https://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/tablerock/files/pollination_partners.pdf

This lesson takes about 3-5 hours to complete and is mainly focused on native Oregon species.

Additional information

Grade Level

NGSS STEM Practices

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Resource Type

Standards Present

Present

Media Format

PDF Download

Creation Date

Before 2010

Reviews (1)

1 review for Pollination Partners

  1. LessonHiveAdmin

    This lesson explores the reason for pollen and pollination — plant reproduction. It’s a concept that younger students often miss.
    The emphasis on flower dissection is good, as well as the flower/pollinator matching exercise. Having students build their own flowers, based on a description, is a nice way to have them use what they learned from the flower dissection in a new context. There are several extension activities listed as well. It could benefit from a rewrite, since the text is quite dense and we had to read it a couple of times to follow the lesson.
    A great candidate for someone to adapt for their region.

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