Jessie Rack: Science will Save the World - Flower Anatomy

What’s inside of a flower?

Flower anatomy is a little more complicated than you might expect! On today’s episode, we learn the names of the parts and then dissect a cactus flower. Try this at home!

RESOURCES:

This site has nicely labeled images of the flower parts: https://k8schoollessons.com/parts-of-…

Feeling confident? Try labeling your own flower with this worksheet (this links to a pdf): https://askabiologist.asu.edu/sites/d…

This production is brought to you by the University of Arizona’s Community and School Garden Program, and of course, Penny.

Thanks to the Thomas R. Brown Foundation, Cox Communications, and the Roche Foundation for their support.


Botany
K-6, Middle School

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