As an agricultural scientist, students help a strawberry farmer who is having problems with low fruit production. Students learn about the factors involved in fruit production including plant nutrients, pollination and bees, and the interaction with the environment.
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|Elementary School||This version is for elementary school classes.||25-30 min|
|Middle School||This version is for middle school classes.||30-40 min|
Most content from the Expanded Handbook is included in the corresponding STEM Case.
|Elementary School||The Elementary School Expanded Handbook covers bee jobs, life cycle, pheromones, the waggle dance, pesticides, and compost in addition to the concepts covered in the handbook section of the Elementary School Case.||10-15 min|
|Middle School||The Middle School Expanded Handbook covers photosynthesis, mutually beneficial relationships, life cycle of bees, pesticides, compost, and GMO’s in addition to the concepts covered in the handbook section of the Middle School Case.||15-20 min|
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