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Health Benefits of Blueberries -- How Blueberries Affect the Human Body

Blueberries Updated: January 24, 2012

Use this activity to learn about the Health Benefits of Blueberries.

How to Thin Blueberry Bushes - Video

Blueberries Updated: November 17, 2011

Summmary:Thinning a blueberry bush is a necessary step for increasing the longevity of the plant. Find out more about thinning your blueberry bush from a...

Blueberry Word Search Puzzle

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

What words have you learned during your study of blueberries? Use this Word Search Puzzle to find the words at the bottom that are associated with blueberry...

Southeastern Blueberry Bee

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

  The southeastern blueberry bee (Habropoda laboriosa) is a solitary, ground-nesting bee (family Anthophoridae) that has proven to be an especially effective...

Comparison between Bumble Bees and Carpenter Bees

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

  A carpenter bee (lower center) surrounded by four different species of bumble bee. Note the absence of hair on the abdomen of the carpenter bee. Carpenter...

Does crowding affect plants?

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

Purpose: To determine the effects of growing plants close together vs. growing plants farther apart.Materials: Six medium-sized pots, 10 bean seeds, potting...

Nitty Gritty Soil Facts: The Dirt on Dirt - material for elementary school students

Updated: November 11, 2011

First of all, let’s get one thing straight. If you want to speak in agronomic terms, you’ve gotta use the term "soil." "Dirt" as a term is okay if you are...

Plants and Animals, Partners in Pollination

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

(For Grades 3-8)Ultimately, all life on Earth depends on plants to provide food, shelter, and oxygen for other living things. Consequently, plant...

Plants and Animals, Partners in Pollination Lesson 1

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

ObjectivesMaterialsSubjectsScience, language artsProcedure1. Give each student a photocopy of Activity Page 1A. Have them study the line drawing of the...

Plants and Animals, Partners in Pollination Lesson 3

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

ObjectivesDescribe the complementary relationships between pollinators and the plants they pollinate. Identify adaptations that flowers have developed to...

Plants and Animals, Partners in Pollination Lesson 2

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

ObjectivesInterpret the links between pollination and food production.MaterialsSubjectScienceProcedure1. Explain to your class that most of the foods we eat...

Blueberries: Organic Production

Blueberries Updated: November 11, 2011

Blueberries are the most widely grown fruit crop in the United States. Blueberries are well-suited to organic culture, and good markets exist for organically...

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