EXPLORE: PLANTS

FOR THE LOVE OF LICHENS

Part Algae, Part Fungus – Completely Fascinating.

Ideal for Upper Elementary – High School. We bet you’ll start to love lichens if you don’t already as you learn about their unusual life history through videos and an activity to monitor lichens in your neighborhood.

Lichen Lesson Activity

FOR THE LOVE OF LICHENS

Part Algae, Part Fungus – Completely Fascinating.

Ideal for Upper Elementary – High School. We bet you’ll start to love lichens if you don’t already as you learn about their unusual life history through videos and an activity to monitor lichens in your neighborhood.

Lichen Lesson Activity

FLOWER SCAVENGER HUNT

Stopping to Smell the Roses…

For young students and the young at heart. Use this hunt to take a closer look at the flora in your area. Students look for colors, number of petals, etc. to see what you can discover together.

Flower Scavenger Hunt (grades K-2) Activity

FLOWER SCAVENGER HUNT

Stopping to Smell the Roses…

For young students and the young at heart. Use this hunt to take a closer look at the flora in your area. Students look for colors, number of petals, etc. to see what you can discover together.

Flower Scavenger Hunt (grades K-2) Activity

Invasion of the Adelgid

How a Tiny Insect Kills a Huge Tree.

Ideal for Grades 3 and up. Just how does an almost microscopic insect kill some of the largest trees in the Smokies?

Watch a fun video and do an activity that shows you how, all you need is a straw, a pin and a cup of water.

The Xylem Isn’t Flowing (Grades 5-8) Activity

Photosynthesis

Scientific processes through song!

Learn how photosynthesis works while singing along to this music video created by students at Tremont Institute.

Photosynthesis Lyrics Activity
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