Botany is the study of plants. Students in general biology class are usually required to learn the basic form and function of plants. The coloring pages are a great resource to teach plant anatomy.
Flower Coloring – color the parts of a flower; stamen, pistil, ovary, petals
Leaf Coloring – color structures; xylem, phloem, bundle sheath, epidermis..etc
Monocot and Dicot Comparison – coloring with terms and questions
Photosystem Coloring – shows PSI and PSII, and the ETC, color the structures
Photosynthesis Simulation – measure rates of ATP production while changing light intensity and CO2 levels
Waterweed Simulator – control the light and CO2 amounts and observe the rates of photosynthesis
Rate of Photosynthesis – using baking soda, elodea and light, measure the bubbles to observe how fast a plant photosynthesizes and releases oxygen
Investigation: Photosynthesis – this lab uses leaf disks that float to indicate photosynthesis. Students investigate factors that affect photosynthesis. (AP Lab)
Separation of Plant Pigments – identify plant pigments by separation and isolation of the pigments using thin layer paper chromatography.
Photosystems Labeling – image showing photosystem I and II and the electron transport chain, students label the parts of the system
Fluorescence of Chlorophyll – cut up a spinach leaf and add ethanol to see how chlorophyll turn red under a black light
Investigation of Leaf Stomata – compare stomata of plants kept in the light and dark
Do Plants Consume or Release CO2 – using phenol red as an indicator, colors in test tube will change as the plant releases oxygen and consumes carbon dioxide.
Help Wanted – descriptions of plant jobs (classifieds), students guess the structure best suited
Transpiration Lab – measure rates of water loss in plants kept in different conditions
Germination Inhibitors – measure germination rates in tomatoes
Seed Germination Experiments – students investigate what factors affect germination