honey i shrunk the kids

Honey I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

Concept featured in clip: Pollination
Location of clip: DVD: 0:35:36-0:39:42


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Summary of clip: The shrunken kids fall into a flower when a bee enters to pollinate the flower, putting the kids in danger.

Connection of flickclip to the concept:This clip is a fun way to engage students in a learning cycle about pollination. Students get an up-close look at a bee when it goes into pollinate a flower.
Suggestions to teachers:

1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

a. What is the bee doing in this flower?

b. How does a bee pollinate a flower?

c. What are some other ways a flower can be pollinated?

2. After watching this clip students can work in groups to research other methods of pollination. They can then build models to display for the class.

3. Another idea after watching the clip can be to provide the students with discovery stations where they can take in-depth looks at the variety of ways plants are pollinated.

4. As an evaluation on pollination, students can use their knowledge of the processes to write a complete description of the biology found within the clip.