SciGirls Connect: Breaking Point
SciGirls Connect

Scientists work closely with engineers to create tools for collecting data.

Brains On! Carnivorous Plants: How They Lure, Trap, and Digest
Brains On!

Most plants get the energy and nutrients they need from water, sunlight, air and soil. But carnivorous plants get key nutrients from a different source: bugs.

Crash Course Kids: Planetary Plants - Episode 45.2
Crash Course Kids

So we know what life needs here to work, and we’ve talked a little about what life COULD look like on other planets. But what about plant life?

OLogy: What's This? Feeding
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Explore some surprising ways that organisms get the food that they need.

Siemens STEM Day: Why So Yummy?
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will investigate how tasty fruits help some plants survive.

Sidedoor: Masters of Disguise (Season 1, Ep. 4)
Sidedoor (Smithsonian)

Tales of deception and trickery: A sneaky orchid seeks sexually frustrated pollinator; a battle fought by decoys; and a gender-bending zombie invasion of the Chesapeake Bay.

Short Wave: Micro Wave - Does Talking To Plants Help Them Grow?
Short Wave (NPR)

Environmental scientist Heidi Appel explains how plants detect sound — and whether talking to yours could help them grow big and strong.

Arizona Science Center: Outdoor Science Lesson Plans (Grades 6 - 8)
Arizona Science Center

Impacts of human activities on the environment, the interdependence of organisms and their environment, photosynthesis, heredity and natural selection.

Ask A Biologist: Snacking on Sunlight Bits
Arizona State University, Ask A Biologist

This set of bits will teach you about the process plants use to make their own food: photosynthesis.

Ask A Biologist: PLOSable - Angiosperms: A Guide to World Domination
Arizona State University, Ask A Biologist

Flowering plants, called angiosperms, are absolutely everywhere (even in Antarctica!). They are some of the most successful living things around. But what made them so successful?

National Informal STEM Education Network: Sand, Plants and Pants
National Informal STEM Education Network

In this Short Activity, learners explore how the application of nano-sized particles or substances can change a bigger material’s properties.

National Wildlife Federation: Summer Midnight Sun
National Wildlife Federation

Students build a three-dimensional model of the rotation of the earth to appreciate the extremes of daylight hours at different months of the year, and make connections between available sunlight and the growth and behavior of plants of the arctic.