Flower dissection for 11-16s
Tuesday 19th March 2023: 2.10-3pm (Online STEM)
Learn about the structures within a flower and what they do!
+ Watch and carry out a careful dissection of a flower
+ Look at pollen under a microscope.
+ Create a decorative and informative record of your dissection!
+ See a bee's perspective of flowers!
+ Learn about flower structures and their functions
Your home-education journal is already written!
Your booking confirmation will include a digital download containing joining instructions and link, equipment list and a summary of the keywords, key concepts and student activities planned for this session. You can simply copy, paste and adapt it for your home-education journal and use it to help you discuss the learning with your child afterwards.
Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- Tray / plate / chopping board, ideally white
- A whole flower, ideally a daffodil + spares if possible (those with pollen allergies may wish to take appropriate precautions)
- Pen paper / whiteboard and pen
- Sharp scissors and / or knife (take care with sharps)
- Forceps or tweezers would be helpful
- Optional: A piece of white card or paper, pen and glue stick - If you would like to make a decorative and informative record of your dissection.
Links offer suggested sources of suitable materials.
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a digital download (available for one year) with joining instructions and link, equipment list, home-ed journal text and registration form link (for photography consent form and opportunity to let us know any relevant needs).