From food and shelter to medicine and clothing, plants play a crucial role in our lives. Incorporate botany in your classroom with these lessons and printables on trees, flowers, ferns, molds, and mosses. There are science activities on plant cells, photosynthesis, pollination, and much more! From gardening to chromatography, you'll find fun ideas for Earth Day and Arbor Day. Incorporate the study of flora across your curriculum with art, math, and English resources for all ages.

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How Different Plants Grow

Plants grow in different climates. Use this video to compare the growth of the water lily, cactus, orange tree, and morning glory. They are alike and different in many ways.

Do Seeds Need Water to Grow?

Watch and learn how scientists use the scientific method to find answers. Do seeds need water to grow? To answer this question, students will make a hypothesis and conduct a science experiment following the steps outlined in this video.

Instant Expert: Rain Forests

Become an instant expert on rain forests. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce important concepts about rain forest biomes.

Instant Expert: Deserts

Become an instant expert on deserts. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts about a desert ecosystem.

Gallery of DK Digital Books for Earth Science

Browse our collection of earth science web books. Use these beautifully illustrated earth science books from DK's award-winning reference series to brush up on your knowledge of weather, geology, space, and natural disasters. Virtually flip through each page of the full book online, or project it on an interactive whiteboard to enhance a lesson plan on astronomy, volcanoes, natural disasters, rocks, minerals, space exploration, or atmospheric science.

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Gallery of DK Digital Books for Life Science

Brush up on your knowledge of plants and animals with these beautifully illustrated life science books from DK's award-winning reference series. Browse this gallery to find books on mammals, birds, botany, gardening, and more. Virtually flip through each page of the full book online, or project it on an interactive whiteboard to enhance a lesson plan. These books are perfect for studying animal behavior, plant growth and development, adaptations, and habitats.

Instant Expert: Plants

Become an instant expert on plants! Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts, such as pollination and seed dispersal.

Eyewitness: Plant

Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth.

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Become an Instant Expert on Science and Social Studies topics featured in DK's award-winning reference series. Find motivational mini-lessons and the informational texts you need to reinforce key concepts. Select a topic to get started!

E.Guides: Plant

Through visually arresting reference photos, experience the wonderful world of plants with this unique combination of online and offline.

Eye Wonder: Plant

Examine what a plant is, find out how plants support all other life on the planet, and discover their tricks of attracting pollinators and the secret weapons they use to keep predators at bay.

Ready, Set Grow!

Top 10 lists and step-by-step photographs show young gardeners how to grow plants from seed, how to propagate plants, when to harvest seeds, how long different plants take to grow, what to do about pests, and much more.