3rd Grade Skills - Science - plants - prepare for testing
Identify Flower parts - Great site
Helping Plants Grow Well - interactive - fun
Just for Kids
lots of different activities. -
Exploring the Secret Life of Trees was really good --
took awhile to listen and has activities along the way.
Trees Are Terrific has a graphics only version and the enhanced version --
riddles are at the end. -- good information
Click on Hike (brings up a new box -- you can take a tour of the book places)
The Great Plant Escape
An activity that involves reading and clicking.
The Web of Life
a cute story that tells about the Food Chain and how plants play a part in that.
(Read this story, told by a simple spider, about how everything needs everything else.)
You will find all sorts of interesting things about plants and animals here.
This is cute – You can go to the picture to make a Garden –
it’s fun, but the pictures are sensitive and sometimes move after you put them in place.
Christmas Tree Facts
check out games -- Focused on Arkansas Facts
Hangman, Word puzzles, crossword puzzles, etc -- all online
INFORMATION ON PLANTS
The Nature Study Online Project
How to know the Earth's Plants and Animals
Lots of information on nature
Dandelion- Science Museum of Minnesota
A wonderful site with pictures and information about Dandelions.
Missouri Botanical Garden Web Server
A site with information about the botanical gardens.
There are plenty of pictures of different flowers and plants.
The Secret Garden
This site contains radiographs of flowers.
The radiographs look like x-rays taken of the flowers.
Plants, Plant Life Teaching Theme
This site has lots of links that look good
which include Activities, Webquests, Resources, Downloads, Worksheets, etc.
Science Lesson Plans -- Grades 2 and 3
Sites to further Check out
*****You've Got To Be Kidding - a game from PBS Kids - climb the tree and
solve real life problems by choosing the best advice. -- Great Game!
- take a closer look at this special tree from a ThinkQuest Jr. team.
- learn all about how trees grow, forestry work and equipment, and how to identify trees.
Seed to Harvest
- follow the journey of a Christmas tree from seed to harvest from Willey's Christmas Tree Farm.
- learn how to identify coniferous and deciduous trees using photos and clues
then try a quiz from students in British Columbia, Canada.
Candy Cane Village
- choose a tree and explore the merry places in this virtual village for Christmas surprises!