Plants: Species and Parts
These sites have information on different species of plants as well as their parts and functions. Includes eThemes resources on carnivorous plants, plant and animal cells, and the life cycles of plants.
BrainPOP Jr: Parts of a Plant
Students can watch a movie and then take a quiz. Try the "Activity," "Belly Up," "Pop a Joke," and much more. NOTE: Free until May of 2007.
Play a game and learn about edible plant parts and descriptions of the plant's job.
Students can write down their answers to this plant quiz. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This interactive site lets you design trees to fit into forests. Click on "Tree Shape Game" to design an appropriate tree for a forest.
The Great Plant Escape
This is a good web site to use when studying plants. Click on the carrot and choose a case to solve. Each case covers a different plant topic.
ThinkQuest: Giant Sequoias
Thinkquest Junior 2000 Winner. This student-designed site is filled with images as well as information and news articles about the giant sequoia forests.
Backyard Nature: Root Types
Look at the pictures and read about different types of roots.
eThemes Resource: Plants: Carnivorous
Descriptions, images, habitats, and life histories of various carnivorous plant species. Most sites include graphics.
eThemes Resource: Cells: Plants and Animals
Sites that describe the structures, organelles, and functions of plant and animal cells. All sites contain graphics and images. Some are interactive.
eThemes Resource: Plants: Life Cycles
Sites that focus on germination, pollination,and photosynthesis in plants. Also hands-on experiments that demonstrate the characteristics of plants as well as online activities. Includes soil information.
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