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How to Cultivate Moss
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In this activity, to learn about the biological needs of mosses, students ...

In this activity, to learn about the biological needs of mosses, students will grow and maintain their own moss terrarium. Through daily maintenance and observation, students will identify those factors necessary for the successful cultivation of moss.

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Biology
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Mushroom Prints
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In this lesson, students will be amateur mycologists--collecting and analyzing various mushrooms. ...

In this lesson, students will be amateur mycologists--collecting and analyzing various mushrooms. Through observation and discussion, students will gain knowledge of the basic anatomy of mushrooms, their life cycle, and their method of reproduction through spores. Students will learn to create spore prints of mushrooms and label and preserve their spore prints, just like a mycologist. Students also will learn that by comparing spore prints, they can identify different mushroom species.

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Environmental Science
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Biology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
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