HMNS at Hermann Park
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Plants & Pollinators

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Learn why plants and pollination are essential for life as we know it and how pollinators help many plants survive.

Bugs On Wheels: Plants and Pollinators brings the wonderful, life-giving world of plants and their pollinators to your classroom!

Did you know that, in addition to honeybees, flies, bumblebees, butterflies, moths, bats and hummingbirds all pollinate different plants? Discover the wide variety of pollinators, and the different ways they help plants reproduce.

Using a giant flower model, puppets, a bee hive, and real fruits and vegetables, this presentation teaches the anatomy of a plant, what plants need to grow, and the importance of pollination to the plant kingdom and especially the foods we eat.

Learn where the food you eat every day comes from, and why plants are so essential for life!


Download TEKS-based curriculum below.

These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.


Pair with other programs in an Outreach Package!
  • Add on a Wildlife On Wheels program and a presentation of Docents To Go: Oceans to have the Animal Adaptations package! Take a tour around Texas by focusing on Texas wildlife, Native Americans, energy resources (available in Fall 2015), and the stars over the Lone Star State in the Traversing Texas package! Focus on forensics with the Crime Scene Exploration package by adding a ConocoPhillips Science On Stage Cool Chemistry presentation!
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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