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Pollen Detective

Price: $10.00
Order Number: 692.0002
Format : DVD

Learn how to count pollen grains in the air we breathe, then hunt for fossil pollen in ancient bone beds.

Pollen detective and researcher Margaret (Peg) Bolick, Ph.D., helps scientists understand the important roles pollen plays in our lives, including the way it pesters us with allergies. Uncover the mysteries of heredity, reproduction, and the life cycles of living things. Find out how fossils store information about ancient environments.

Your students will develop an understanding of:
●Structure and function in living things.
●Reproduction and heredity.
●Collecting, interpreting, and displaying data.
●The characteristics of living things and their life cycles.
●Fossils as data about ancient environments.

Each Wonderwise: Women in Sciencekit includes a DVD and Activity guide. The CD-ROM sound track and text are available in both English and Spanish.

Each site purchasing a Wonderwisekit may make additional copies of the CD-ROM without charge for use at the site or to be given to students. Organizations requiring multiple rights should contact for pricing.

Click here for Guide Look on page 4 for a list of materials required to complete the activities.

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for grades 4 - 6
Duration: 15 -20 minute episode
©2000 - 2004 University of Nebraska State Museum
Series #692

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