Students will explore foods used during Thanksgiving, and how some of these foods are pollinated by insects. Using cranberries as an example, students will explore why they are considered a fruit, how they are pollinated, and features of the cranberry that aid in how they are harvested.
What types of foods are pollinated by insects? How do the features of cranberries aid in their harvest?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
- Cranberries- dried and fresh
- Baking soda
- Cutting board
- 1.L.5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of how the structures of plants help them survive and grow in their environments.
- 1.L.5A Plants have specific structures that help them survive, grow, and produce more plants. Plants have predictable characteristics at different stages of development.
Lesson Created By: Savannah River Ecology Lab