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Pollination Partners

from Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)

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Are insects and birds able to pollinate the same plant? Why is pollination beneficial? For the answers to these and many other questions, join us as we investigate with the live specimens, study skins and models the cooperative relationship between pollinators and the plant kingdom.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $140.00
By Request Premium: $135.00


USD for American and other international schools
CAD for Canadian schools.

Lesson price is for groups of up to 35 students.
Invoices are sent out at the end of each month.
Payment is accepted in both currencies by cheque/check or credit card.

Length

45 minutes including question and answer period


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35+


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Booking Information

This program is available from mid April until the end of September. There is a possibility that it might be available year round depending on availability of representative flowers.

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Minimum of 48 hours notice is required for all cancellations, excluding cancellations due to nature, i.e., school closed because of snow days.
No cancellation fee will be assessed if you reschedule within two months of the original program date.
If a program is cancelled with less than 48 hours notice, no refund will be given and a cancellation fee ($60) will be charged.

About This Provider

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Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)

Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Canada

Royal Botanical Gardens is a living museum which serves local, regional and global communities while developing and promoting public understanding of the relationship between the plant world, humanity and the rest of nature.

Education at Royal Botanical Gardens encourages environmental stewardship by providing meaningful and diverse learning experiences that connect people with the wild and cultivated plant world. 
With over 12 years experience delivering engaging interactive videoconferencing programs, we offer topics that explore biodiversity, conservation, botany, plant ecology and the environment., Whether you are looking for an insect program; a program exploring wetlands, their functions and human impacts or you want to discover more about a delicious chocolate treat; we have a wide variety of plant-based programs to support and enhance your classroom needs or stimulate and entertain older adults. 
No matter where you are, your group can interact with our educators and scientists.

Contact:
Karin Davidson-Taylor
kdavidsontaylor@rbg.ca
905-527-1158 x249

Program Details

Format

1. We examine the parts of a flower and the resulting variety.
2. We discuss why there is such variety.
3. We discuss what pollination is and the types of pollination.
4. We explore and discover different pollinators and the flowers that they are attracted to.
5. Time is allowed for questions and answers.

Objectives

The participant will:
- identify the reproductive structures of a flowering plant
- identify that plants have special needs
- interpret variations in plant structure and relate to how plants have adapted to their environment
- compare the needs of different pollinators

Standards Alignment

National Standards

All grades:
A1: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry;
A2: Understanding about scientific inquiry;
E3: Understanding about science and technology;
G1: Science as a human endeavour.
NS.K-4.3: Life Science:
C1: Characteristics of animals;
C2: Life cycles of living things;
C3: Organisms and their environments;
NS.5-8.3: Life Science:
C1: Structure and function of living systems;
C2: Reproduction and heredity;
C4: Populations and ecosystems;
C5: Diversity and adaptations of organisms;
NS.9-12.3: Life Sciences
C3: Biological Evolution
C4: Interdependence of organisms
C6: The Behaviour of organisms

State Standards

Ontario:
Science - Living Systems
Grade 3: Growth and changes in plants
Grade 4: Habitats and communities
Grade 6: Diversity of living things
Grade 9: Biology: Reproduction
Grade 11: Biology: Diversity of Living Things; Plants: Anatomy, Growth and Functions
Alberta:
Science
Grade 4: Plant growth and changes
Grade 7: Interactions and Ecosystems
Grade 9: Biological Diversity
Grade 12: Reproduction and Development