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The Secret Lives of Plant Workshop (Grades 6-8)

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The Institute for School Partnership proudly presents … The Secret Lives of Plants

This free workshop is for middle school students (grades 6-8). Join Washington University Biology Professor Richard Vierstra and his college students in a fascinating look into the plant world. This hands-on workshop is modeled on topics taught in his undergraduate course.
Activities include:

  • A look at the different foods eaten by people from a variety of cultures
  • Extract plant DNA
  • Dissect seeds to show the young plants and the sources of food for their growth
  • Illustrate how chloroplasts that conduct photosynthesis move about plant cells to optimize light capture
  • A look at carnivorous plants that eat insects to survive

To register complete these 2 forms:
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Email the parent/guardian approval form and the media release form to Chris Mohr at mohr@wustl.edu or MAIL forms to:

Washington University, Institute for School Partnership
Campus Box 1137, One Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130
Attn: Chris Mohr

Paper forms will be provide upon request. Conformation and location details will be sent by email to student and parent/guardian by Friday, November 15, 2019.
Questions? Email Chris Mohr at mohr@wustl.edu.

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