Lesson details

Grade
1
Subject

Science

Topic

Structures of plants

Subtopic

Different plant structures help plants survive, grow, and produce more plants

Other instructional materials or notes: 
  • Pine cones (1 per student)
  • Bird seed
  • String
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Peanut butter (if any students have a peanut allergy, use other nut butters)
  • Aprons
  • Scissors
  • Bowls

Pine Pollination

Duration: 
Less than 1 hour
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students will learn about pine trees including how they are pollinated and how their seeds are dispersed through the use of pine cones. They will also make their very own pine cone bird feeders.
 

Essential Question: 

How are pine trees pollinated? How are thier seeds dispersed after pollination occurs?

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