In this life science unit, students take a close look at the world of plants, from vascular plants to simple green plants, angiosperms and gymnosperms, lichen, fungi, yeast, molds, mushrooms, and more. They learn the many parts of a flowering plant and how reproduction happens. They also learn about the parts of seeds and several methods of seed dispersal. Next, they learn about several types of asexual reproduction such as vegetative propagation, fragmentation, tubers, runners, and bulbs. They look at ferns and learn about alternation of generations. Lastly, they learn about algae, moss, fungus, budding, and lichen. A multitude of illustrations make these concepts accessible and easier to understand.
At the end of the unit, students can review 40 vocabulary words, label parts of a flower and seeds, and enjoy a review activity. Students can also personalize the book by coloring the illustrations if desired. Answer keys are provided. 28 pages total. Ages 8-13.
All measurements are given in both English and metric. This title does not discuss origins or the age of the earth. If you would like to explore the topics in this book from a Creation science worldview, free downloadable discussion helps are available.