Type:

Interactive, Other

Description:

This learning resource collection, freely available from the non-profit Wisconsin Fast Plants Program, includes complete instructions for experiments and investigations, accompanying video to support inquiry, and computer simulations for K-20 learning about:

  • ecology, environment, and interactions between abiotic and biotic factors
  • energy and nutrient cycling
  • genetics simulations
  • genetics, variation, heredity, and evolution
  • germination
  • growth and development in plants
  • life cycle in flowering plants
  • physiology
  • plant growth simulation
  • reproduction

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Botany
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > History of Science
  • Science > Life Sciences
  • Science > Process Skills

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Professional Education & Development
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Other

Keywords:

plants biology growth reproduction flowering pollination ecology heredity genetics physiology evolution

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Update Standards?

SCI.5.10.B: Science

differentiate between inherited traits of plants and animals such as spines on a cactus or shape of a beak and learned behaviors such as an animal learning tricks or a child riding a bicycle; and

SCI.8.11.B: Science

investigate how organisms and populations in an ecosystem depend on and may compete for biotic and abiotic factors such as quantity of light, water, range of temperatures, or soil composition;
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