National Plant a Flower Day

This holiday encourages people to plant a flower in honor of the vital role flowers play in our ecosystems, history, religion, traditions and inspiration. 

Celebrated on March 12, National Plant a Flower Day encourages people to plant a flower in honor of the vital role flowers play in our ecosystems, history, religion, traditions and inspiration. 

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Hummingbirds: Birds that Pollinate
Hummingbirds: Birds that Pollinate

Lesson

Students will learn about hummingbirds and how they act as specific pollinators to certain types of plants/ flowers. Students will make their own hummingbird feeders to understand how they feed.

All About Bees
All About Bees

Lesson

Students will learn about bumblebees and how important their habitat is to their survival. Students will learn the importance of bumblebees including their habitats, what they eat, and how they...

Flower Power
Flower Power

Lesson

Students will examine the various parts of flowers through the use of dissection Students will understand how pollination occurs

Introduction to Pollinators
Introduction to Pollinators

Lesson

Students will learn what pollinators are, why they are important, and some examples of who these pollinators are. Students will be able to identify how pollination occurs and important crops that are...

Flower Project
Flower Project

Lesson

The students will learn basic facts about flowers. They will research a flower of their choosing and create a project that demostrates their knowledge and findings.

Flowering Plant
Flowering Plant

Lesson

The students will be able to label and sequence the cycle of a flowering plant.

Plant a Seed
Plant a Seed

Lesson

The students will plant a seed using science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content. They will measure the...

Florida Yellow Bladderwort | Expeditions Shorts
Florida Yellow Bladderwort | Expeditions Shorts

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In Apalachicola National Forest, Patrick talks about Karst Topography, or giant limestone sinkholes located all over Florida. When these sinkholes fill up with water, many species of plants and...
Flowering Dogwood in Bloom | The Cove Forest
Flowering Dogwood in Bloom | The Cove Forest

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Flowering dogwood is an ecologically important understory tree in eastern forests. Today, large numbers of flowering dogwoods are dying due to an introduced parasitic fungus that causes dogwood...