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Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Science - Plants  - Flowers

a to z teacher stuff: flowers - http://store.atozteacherstuff.com/download-now/abc_flowers.html A unit to purchase for $5.95; the free sample looks like it offers good hands-on opportunities and printables

abcteach: flowers - http://abcteach.com/search.php?q=flowers Many of these sites (red asterisks) are for members; others are free

Alphabet Soup: Flowers and Plants - http://www.alphabet-soup.net/mini/plant.html Just a couple ideas here that are specific to flowers

Ask me about: Dandelions - http://www.answers.com/topic/dandelion Everything you need to know!

Busy Teacher Café: flowers - http://www.busyteacherscafe.com/worksheets/Making%20Words/flowers.pdf A Making Words sheet on the letters “flowers”

Canadian Provincial Wildflowers - http://www.botany.utoronto.ca/courses/bot307/wildflowers.htm Striking images

CanTeach: flowers - http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems22.html Poems for gardening

Color Garden- http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/gen_act/color/garden.html A lesson on colors of flowers

Coloring Book Fun - http://coloringbookfun.com/flower/index.htm If you need some flower images

Common Dandelion - http://www.econetwork.net/~wildmansteve/Plants.Folder/Dandelion.html Why not make this into a project, since dandelions are everywhere in a child's world?

Counting Wildflowers - http://www.lessonplanspage.com/MathAdditionSubtraction.htm A addition/subtraction lesson based on this book

Cross-Curriculum Flower Activities - http://www.theideabox.com/notice.php Integrating ideas

Dandelion - http://www.thinkingfountain.org/d/dandelion/dandelion.html An interesting little page

Diversity of Flowering Plants - http://waynesword.palomar.edu/trmar98.htm Interesting background and research information

Drawing My Own Flower Structure - http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Interdisciplinary/INT0088.html A lesson on symmetry and drawing

eNature: Native Gardening - http://www.enature.com/native_invasive/ Designed for US flowers, type in your state to get information on native wildflowers

Enchanted Learning: flowers - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/flowers.shtml Incredible printables!

Carol's Favorite - 2007

Everything Preschool: Flowers - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/flowers/index.htm Integrating ideas

Floral Radiographs - http://www-personal.umich.edu/~agrxray/ You have to check out this site for the x-ray images of flowers and his beautiful words – this could be the start of some amazing drawing and poetry!

Carol's Favorite - 2007

Flowers and Indoor Plants - http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/senior/flowers/flowers.htm Images and descriptions

Flowers Canada - http://flowerscanada.org/ Select the learn more about flowers section

Google: flowers – http://images.google.ca/images?hl=en&q=flowers&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2 Images file – amazing!

Great Plant Escape - http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/ An online game with one section devoted to flowers

How to Draw a Rose - http://www.toadhollowstudio.com/roseframe.html Excellent art lesson

Idea Box: flowers - http://www.theideabox.com/notice.php Type flowers in the search box for several cute craft ideas

Mike Zellers: Dandelion - http://mikezellers.com/dandelions/ Incredible b & w photos

Parts of a Flower - http://www.kinderthemes.com/flowers.html  A couple of ideas to use

Perpetual Preschool: flowers - http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/flowers/theme.htm Integrating ideas

Pratt’s Educational Themes and Resources - http://www.fastq.com/%7Ejbpratt/education/theme/flower.html She has collected great ideas for integrating!

Step by Step: Sunflowers - http://stepbystepcc.com/sunflower.html Sunflower integrating ideas

Sunflower Thematic Unit - http://www.nvo.com/ecnewletter/sunflowerunit/ Integrating ideas on the Sunflower

Wikipedia: flowers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower Your reference site; check out the Wikimedia files for fantastic images

Wikipedia: Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wildflowers_of_the_Canadian_Rocky_Mountains Excellent research site

Wildflowers - http://www.easywildflowers.com/flowers.htm Images from Midwest and Eastern US states

Wildflowers - http://www.wildflowerinformation.org/ Beautiful images and information

Wildflowers - http://www.wild-flowers.com/  Many of your questions about native plants can be answered here.

Wildflowers in Alberta Classification - http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/facilities/multimedia/uploads/alberta/wildflower.html From the U of A biology department. Very cool interactive site

Wildflowers in Bloom - http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/wildseed/wildflowers.html An excellent site with photos and descriptions

Wildflowers in North America - http://www.archaeolink.com/north_american_wildflowers.htm Images and information

List Serve Mailing - April 14, 2007