Many animals, from the popular bumblebee to the lesser known beetle, fulfill crucial roles in pollinating plants. Examine flowers and their pollen up close, then play an active game that illustrates how creatures help spread pollen from flower to flower. Best taught in the spring.
Program options: Your location, OWCC field trip, or combination
NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas:
- Plants depend on animals for pollination or to move their seeds around. (2-LS2-2)
- There are many different kinds of living things in any area, and they exist in different places on land and in water. (2-LS4-1)