Carnivorous Plant Lesson Plan


Whew!  I finally got enough of this finished to finally post it.  I’ll add more as we find things, but it’s fairly well-rounded for now.

The Engineer has been fascinated with carnivorous plants.  He wanted to learn more and more about them, and the resources we could find were very limited.  So, as I always end up doing: I made our own.

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The Debacle Of The Sugar Experiment

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Oof!  This worked – but didn’t work.  I’m not on a good streak of science experiments here!

We tried to grow sugar crystals on skewers – rock candy.  The crystals grew just fine – but not on the skewer.  The sides, the base, the top.  Never the skewer.  Not sure why, but we’ll try again next time!

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