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Educational Resources -- Grade Level: Elementary -- Classic Elementary Resources (developed before the year 2000)

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View Resource Pollinating Fast Plants

This webpage explains the steps for pollinating Fast Plants.

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http://www.fastplants.org/grow.pollinating.php
View Resource Flowering and Pollination

This pdf includes background information and an activity for engaging students in the processes that occur during pollination, fertilization and seed development in Fast Plants. Pollination is explained and illustrated and an activity for students to pollinate Fast Plants and observe reproductive development is described. In participating in this activity students will: understan...

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http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/activities/flowering_pollinati...
View Resource Pollen Germination with Fast Plants

Protocol for germinating Fast Plants pollen in a sucrose-salt solution

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http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/activities/pollen_germination....
View Resource Farming Fast Plants

This Farming Fast Plants activity introduces a classroom investigation that is easily adaptable for all grade levels and designed to engage teachers and students as investigators. The activity has the practical outcome of producing an abundant supply of Fast Plants seed for future classroom use and for sharing with other teachers. The central question of the activity is How many seeds can you...

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http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/activities/farming_fp.pdf
View Resource Bees and Brassicas: Partnership for Survival

Background information for teachers and an activity description for engaging students in the processes that occur during pollination, fertilization and seed development in Fast Plants. Symbiosis between bees and brassicas is explained and illustrated. Includes an activity for students to pollinate Fast Plants.

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http://www.fastplants.org/pdf/activities/bees_brassicas.pdf
View Resource Project CUE PowerPoint

This resource is a PowerPoint presentation produced to report the work of the Science Honors Research class of Central Catholic High School, Toledo, Ohio with regard to the CUE (Collaborative Ukrainian Experiment) Project.

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http://resources.fastplants.org/projectcue/projectcuepowerpo...
View Resource CUE-TSIPS Downlink Questions for the Payload Specialist

This resource contains a series of questions regarding care of the plants in space, such as: watering, nutrients, and light source.

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http://resources.fastplants.org/projectcue/questionsforpaylo...