Students will learn about pine trees including how they are pollinated and how their seeds are dispersed through the use of pine cones. They will also make their very own pine cone bird feeders.
How are pine trees pollinated? How are thier seeds dispersed after pollination occurs?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
- Pine cones (1 per student)
- Bird seed
- Popsicle sticks
- Peanut butter (if any students have a peanut allergy, use other nut butters)
- 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