Nr. 17

Flowers (N-17)

Vilde blomster I

Her er duelighedstegnet som det findes i den gamle danske håndbog (titel: Planter).
  1. Lav et herbarium med mindst 50 planter.
  2. Vis ved prøven, at du kan bestemme en plante (ikke alt for almindelig) ved hjælp af en flora.
  3. Beskriv følgende danske plantesamfund året rundt: Skov, mark, grøft, hede, klit, mose.
  4. Nævn to danske insektædende planter og beskriv deres ernæringsforhold.
  5. Afhold en botanisk ekskursion med en patrulje.

Find bøger om planter på biblioteket eller søg information på Internettet.

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Her er den amerikanske udgave:

The requirements for the Flowers honor are as follows:

     

  1. Identify in the field, photograph, or drew live flowers and correctly identify 35 kinds of wild flowers.

     

  2. Properly label or point out the following parts of a flower:
    1. Pistil
    2. Stamen
    3. Petal
    4. Sepal

     

  3. Name six flower families and their distinguishing characteristics. Name at least two flowers in each family.

     

  4. Describe the life history of a particular flower, including the part played by insects or wind in pollination.

     

  5. Name at least two plants that are poisonous to touch and state which, if any, are found in your locality.

     

  6. Do three of the following:
    1. Arrange, draw, or photograph a series of at least six flowers, showing in order the colors of the rainbow--red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet.
    2. Submit fresh, pressed, or dried flowers having five petals , four petals, three petals, and no petals.
    3. Distinguish and name two out of five wild or cultivated flowers by their odor while blindfolded.
    4. List flowers that you have observed being visited for food by the following:
      1. Hummingbirds
      2. Honeybees
      3. Bumblebees
      4. Butterflies
      5. Moths
    5. Watch a flower for at least ten minutes in the sunshine and at least ten minutes after dusk, and report on any insect visitors. State the number and kind of visitors and name of flower.
Skill Level 2