Dissecting a flower


This set of teaching notes provides three different methods for dissecting a flower with the use of classroom equipment or equipment that is easily sourced. Alstroemeria and Primula are flowers that are commonly found in supermarkets or garden centres. Alstroemeria come in a range of colours and a particularly large enough to clearly show their parts. The finished product would make for a vibrant and decorative display in the classroom or school hall and would bound to impress at a parents’ evening or open day.

Other activities that compliment this include:

Finding out about the numbers of flower parts

Using a graphic organiser 

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