STEM

  • 84 easy science lessons you can do at home

    Published on March 16, 2020
    Are you a teacher or parent trying to find some lessons that could be done at home? Try one of these 84 science activities using supplies you probably already have around the house.

  • Easy science, math and language arts lessons to do at home

    Published on March 13, 2020
    Are you a teacher or parent trying to find some lessons that could be done at home? Try these!

  • BeLeaf It or Not! 6: Photosynthesis and Respiration in Trees!

    Published on June 26, 2019
    Trees employ both photosynthesis AND respiration, although some people associate respiration only with animals. Photosynthesis is a chemical process that stores energy (as glucose) and captures carbon & oxygen for tissue construction.

  • BeLEAF It or Not! 8: Crowns, Trunks and Roots

    Published on June 26, 2019
    Much of what makes a tree is the basic structure and form. The crown (leaves) does the photosynthesis. The trunk provides advantageous height to the crown and transports food and fluids. The roots provide stability and absorb water and nutrients.

  • BeLEAF It or Not! 10: How do trees regenerate?

    Published on June 26, 2019
    This is another one that may surprise you! It's NOT just about seeds. Trees reproduce through several methods under a variety of optimal environmental conditions. Different tree species have different regeneration requirements.

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