Kelp Activity #1
WHEN IS A PLANT NOT A PLANT?
"If it looks like a duck and acts like a duck, it must be a duck."
"Looks can be deceiving."
2. Student Handout: Kelp: Is it ... Plant or Protist?
3. Using resources research question.
4. Venn Diagrams
5. Construct Kelp Model
6. Answer Question
Did You Know?
Lupines are hardy pioneers typically growing in areas with nutrient poor soil, like those of a retreating glacier. The fine hairs on their stems and the undersides of their leaves help to deflect wind and retain heat for more favorable growing conditions.