Program Length, Season and Appropriate Grade Levels

  • This program lasts 1-1/2 to 4-1/2 hours, and can be adapted to suit your needs.
  • The program is offered May - October.
  • Appropriate for Grade Levels 4 - 8.

Program Description and Activities

In this hands-on program we explore the fascinating adaptations and interconnections among flowering plants and their insect pollinators.

Your students will be engaged in a multifaceted program experience that may include:

  • Closely observing and identifying a diversity of local insect pollinators and the wildflowers they frequent.
  • Studying the adaptations of various wildflowers that ensure successful pollination.
  • Comparing and contrasting the adaptations of insect pollinated plants with wind pollinated plants.
  • Using microscopes to view pollen samples from different flowers.

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