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Welcome to Alaska’s Blooming Beauties! We have been learning about Alaska and wanted to learn about wildflowers but couldn't find anything in the kids section at the library, or on the web, on this topic so we decided to make a helpful webpage. Our focus is for kids like us to learn about Alaska’s wildflowers in a fun way. We also tried to make this site teacher friendly and useful. We were fort ...
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All About Plants
A seed germinates, grows, and develops into a plant.
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CELERY STALKS AT MIDNIGHT
Did you ever wonder how a paper towel can soak up a spill, or how water gets from a plant's roots to its leaves? The name for this is "capillary action."
What you'll need
4 same-size stalks of fresh celery with leaves
4 cups or glasses
Red and blue food coloring
A measuring cup
4 paper towels
A vegetable peeler
Some old newspapers
Your science journal
What to do
Lay the 4 pieces of c ...
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Swan's Pumpkin Farm offers a choice
of two school field trip packages:
The first choice is a one hour tour of Swan's Pumpkin Farm. Your guided tour will include a stroll through Corn City, which features an all new assortment of Halloween scenes set within an actual corn field, a ...
.Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Where do leaf colors come from?
How do leaves change color?
Do leaves change color because of weather?
Why do leaves fall?
While you were playing in the hot sun during summer vacation, the trees on the streets, in the parks and in the forests were working hard to keep you cool. To feed the shiny green leaves that make shade, trees use sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugar. This is called photosynthesis.
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Why Do Plants Have Flowers? CNPS K-12
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An introduction to the many ways children can interact with plants and the outdoors.
There are many opportunities available for children to become involved with plants, gardens, or the outdoors in general. Some of these opportunities include children's programs at school gardens, botanic gardens or community gardens. This site contains ideas for gardening with kids.
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Missouri is blessed with an abundance of beautiful wildflowers from early Spring to late Fall, in a multitude of colors, sizes, and shapes. This wildflower identification site, created by Marilyn Gerrard-Hartman and sponsored by Marizon Inc, a web development company located near Jefferson City, contains images of some common wildflowers in the mid-Missouri area. Included in addition to non-woody plants are vines, shrubs and even a few trees that have conspicuous flowers.
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Introduction - Plant keys provide a systematic way to identify plants. This visual key is based on leaf shapes, margins, and their arrangement on a stem. You can use it to identify plants, even when they are not in bloom. (This nontraditional key is designed to help you key out a limited number of plants during months when floristic characteristics are not visible.)
Directions - Look at the three habitats below. Each one can be found in on ...
Learn about saguaro cactus ecology from Sammy the Saguaro
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Why did so many ancient sharks disappear? Think evolution — change over time. Animals who live in the same environment compete for food, shelter, mates. Those who are most successful win. That means they reproduce and pass their genes on to their offspring. What do you think happened to the sharks featured on these pages? Are their offspring around tod ...
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