for photos of plants, click here
for clipart of plants, click here
for art projects, click here
for videos (including time-lapsed videos of seeds/plants growing), click here
...don't_miss_this...finger_pointing.png ... The Magic School Bus Gets Planted (shows what a plant needs to grow and how it uses water, air, and sunlight to make its own food
................also, The Magic School Bus Goes to Seed


plants glossary... Enchanted Learning
KindergarGarden ... An introduction to the many ways children can interact with plants and the outdoor.

interactive--label the parts of a plant ... drag the words to the correct part of the plant
label_the_plant_JING.png ...(scroll down to "word recognition")

exploring PLANTS with Bloom's Revised Taxonomy ... for more Bloom's resources, click here

video -- The Hidden Beauty of Pollination ... by Louie Schwartzberg

Pollination: it's vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee.
...also seen in the video: hummingbirds, bats, & butterflies; flowers opening, fruit ripening, plants growing

edible cell project -- 6th grade science
  • video
  • video transcript
  • lesson plan

BOOKS. . .
Jack and the Beanstalk
The Little Red Hen ... (wheat)
The 3 Little Pigs ... (straw)
The Enormous Turnip
The Enormous Watermelon ... (see The Enormous Turnip)
One Potato, Two Potato
The Carrot Seed