Here’s a great freebie for nature studies and botany lessons.
Go Botany, a fantastic web site that has all kinds of plant identification tools, offers these printable cards. They say:
Practice your identification skills with these handy plant quiz cards! Even when you cannot get outside or sample live plant specimens, you and your students can work with these short descriptions and photographs to learn about the process of identifying plants. Some species are native to New England, others considered invasive, so they are good springboards to conversation. A key to the species names is included.
There are twelve plants covered in all. You could easily add to the list and put some images and descriptions of other native plants in the set.
Detailed information is given about each plant.
Click here to get the PDF file of printable cards.