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Intermountain Herbarium

Top Subjects:  Animals   Art/Architecture   Geography   Health   History   Math   Reading   Science
Resource:Intermountain Herbarium
Provider:Utah State University
Summary:Age Range: 9-18 (Grades 4-12, with parental supervision; however, non-readers will need help navigating the site and younger children may enjoy some of the interactive games). This website is designed to help kids learn all about fungi.
Description:When you get to the site you will see a brief introduction and a menu that includes:
  • Experiments, Puzzles, & Games - Click on this section to find activities that will help you learn about fungi. Learn the parts of a mushroom, discover where fungi live and grow, cook with fungus, try a science experiment or two, and play an online mushroom hunt game.

  • Fun Facts About Fungi - This section contains fascinating information about the biodiversity of fungi. Learn about various forms of fungi including mushrooms, lichens, and slime molds. Find out how insects coexist with fungi, learn the history of penicillin, and discover how forms of fungi are used in medicine and industry.

  • Teacher's Guide - This section is really a site map that displays the topics covered in the items mentioned above. Also check out "Meet The Authors" where you can read a brief bio on the creators of this website.
This site provides a great introduction to the study of fungi. If your students want to know more, try this site as well: Fungi -- See stunning photography of fungi, yeasts, slimes, molds, rusts, etc.
Contributed by:ClickSchooling ©Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved, ClickSchooling
C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Science
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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