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- Plants: Biology for Kids - Look at the plant slideshow for an introduction to the many kinds of plants in the world.
- Plants: Just for Kids - Find out about the secret life of trees, where food comes from, what earthworms do, and take the Great Plant Escape. From the University of Illinois Extension.
- Plants for Kids - This site has games, plant information, quizzes, and science fair activities.
- Algae - Information about these very simple plants from Kiddle.
- Fungi - Mushrooms, mold and yeast. Information from Biology for Kids.
- What is a Fungus? - a video from the Naked Science Scrapbook.
- Loveable Lichens - Lichens are a combination of algae and fungi. Find out more about them at this site.
- Lichens in the City - A video by people from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh, Scotland who will show you many of the lichens that grow in a city. Maybe you will start looking too.
- Living With Mosses - Learn about mosses. You may even find them living on sidewalks and concrete.
- A Close Look at Mosses - A video to show you what mosses look like.
- Ferns and Horsetails - The first plants to develop a circulatory system to deliver food and water to all parts of the plants.
Fun Facts, Gardening, and other Plant Activities
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