Plant Comparison Diagram Project
One way to learn more about plants is to compare them.
Compare the milkweed plant with another plant by constructing a diagram like
the one on the right.
Gather the facts on:
a tablet or a notebook,
in a digital text doc. (txt) or
word processing document(s).
|Consider a diagram that compares butterflies
Note the structure. All the similarities are
listed in the center of the chart. The differences are listed
in columns on each side.
These web resources will be helpful
in finding facts about plants.
| Plant facts | How Plants Grow | Chicago Botanic Garden | Wildflower Plants
| Milkweed & Monarch Mania
the diagram in a Draw program or in Word Processing using the rounded rectangle, line, and
Add at least 12 facts total in the columns. Center the text
frames in each rounded rectangle. Center the 4 titles. Use 1pt or 2pt
weight settings for the lines.
Double chek your speling and keyboarding. ;-)
Coloring rules: Use pale background
colorings in the rectangles. When you use yellow colored text on a white background - no one can read it.
Remember that your audience must be able
to read the information.
"One cannot fix one's eyes on the commonest natural production
without finding food for a rambling fancy."
Pennsylvania Science Anchors
S.A.2. Processes, Procedures, and Tools of Scientific Investigations
S.A.3. Systems, Models, and Patterns, S.B.1. Structure and Function of Organisms
S4.B.3.1.1 Describe the living and nonliving components of a local ecosystem
S8.A.1 Reasoning and Analysis
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