The oldest living trees are older than you might think!
This one is in Sweden.
The oldest in the US?
“Methuselah, a bristlecone pine tree from California’s White Mountains, is thought to be almost 5,000 years old—and the oldest non-clonal tree in the world. The exact location of the gnarled, twisted Methuselah is a Forest Service secret, for its protection (that might not be it above).Apr 26, 2014″
Here is a song that students are learning in their Spanish lessons. It goes nicely with our biology curriculum. Currently, all students are learning botany. Third Year students are learning parts of the Fruit.
As of the first week of April all students are enjoying botany study.
Alphas: types of roots
Betas: Parts of the flower
Gammas: Parts of the fruit.
Here are some resources to help:
Below, is courtesy of http://www.tutorvista.com/biology/parts-of-a-plant-diagram
1. Parts of an apple
2. Worksheets from Have fun Teaching
3. This Visual Dictionary has some helpful diagrams. Look:
More at American Museum Natural History
You better respectacle that receptacle
What IS the difference between monocots and dicots?
2. major differences
Examples of monocot seeds include garlic, onion, corn, wheat, asparagus, and orchids.
Examples of dicot seeds include tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, beans, peas, clovers, apples and celery.
Plants of cenozoic era