Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Cross-Pollination & Self-Pollination
This is another super simple foldable, called a shutter fold. It begins with a regular sheet of copy paper. Each ‘short’ side is folded in towards the center of the paper. On the front, each flap contains an example of one type of pollination and is labeled. Be sure your students understand that one flowering plant is growing from a single root system while the other shows two flowers with separate root systems.
Inside, there is plenty of room for explaining each type of pollination and comparing/contrasting their similarities and differences. We usually cover the pros and cons of each type of pollination too.