Classification

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Variety of plant groups in Banff National Park, Alberta

Plant Taxonomy

Learn about the categories, or phylum, of the plant kingdom with examples from each.
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Plant Taxonomy

How big were dinosaurs?

How big were dinosaurs?

Some dinosaurs were very big! Compare the sizes of different dinosaurs to the sizes of familiar objects you see in your community.
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How big were dinosaurs?

What kinds of transportation are there?

What kinds of transportation are there?

Go on a transportation scavenger hunt in this hands-on activity. How many different types of vehicles can you identify?
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What kinds of transportation are there?

Swallowtail butterfly

Insects: Part 2

10 images of some animals that have 6 legs and 3 main body parts consisting of a head, thorax and abdomen.
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Insects: Part 2

Ant mouthparts

Insects: Mouth Parts

6 images of insect mouthparts.
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Insects: Mouth Parts

Ant, showing mandibles

Insects: Part 1

10 images of some animals such as ants and mosquitoes that have 6 legs and 3 main body parts consisting of a head, thorax and abdomen.
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Insects: Part 1

Dinosaur footprint fossil

How did dinosaurs leave fossils behind?

Using a toy dinosaur and some plaster of Paris, learn how dinosaur footprints could become fossils.
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How did dinosaurs leave fossils behind?

Petunias

Flowers: Trumpet Shape

5 images of some flowerheads such as petunias and lilies that start as a narrow base and widen to an open shape
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Flowers: Trumpet Shape

Sunflower

Flowers: Radial Shape

7 images of some symmetrical flowerheads such as asters and sunflowers whose petals radiate from the centre of the flower
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Flowers: Radial Shape

Iris

Flowers: Irregular Shape

3 images of some asymmetrical flowerheads such as an iris and an Orchis Sima or Monkey Orchid
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Flowers: Irregular Shape

Water Lily

Flowers: Cup Shape

8 images of some flowerheads such as roses and water lilies whose outer petals are longer than the petals in the centre of the flower
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Flowers: Cup Shape

Kitten

Animals: Babies and Adults

20 images of animal pairs such as polar bears, turtle, dogs and birds in their juvenile and adult stages of life
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Animals: Babies and Adults