Adaptations of Plants

Students investigate local plants for physical and behavioral adaptations
that help them survive, such as competing for sunlight, avoiding being eaten, and many ways to make more plants.

Fall: investigate seed dispersal strategies 

Spring:compare flower shape, color and function 

Program Location(s):

Broadmoor, Natick


3, 4


  • Children - $ 9.75
  • Adults - $ 6.00
  • Prices valid Sept 2018 - June 2019
    1 free adult per 10 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles
3-LS4-2 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - individual variation relates to survival
3-LS4-3 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - env. constraints on organisms survival
3-LS4-4 - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - changes in habitat affect reproduction
3-LS4-5 (MA) - Biological Evolution--Unity and Diversity - pop. survival depends on reproduction
4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures

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