Investigating Phenomena: What Causes Flowers to Open?
Phenomena-driven science! Phenomena are observable, naturally occurring events that are everywhere and spark student questions and investigations. Ask students to observe the DCI-linked phenomenon in the video and complete the attached student sheet prior to remote learning discussions.
Observations: Carefully watch the video of the opening flowers, which occurs over 13 hours. Gather all the evidence you can from the video, and write down everything you observe.
Generate Questions: What are the different flower parts for? How do the flowers know when to open? How will the flowers be pollinated?
Research (include sources):
Final Explanation: Use a written explanation, graphic, or flow chart to present your final explanation for the opening flowers.