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Edible Plants. THE PLANTS YOU CAN EAT!. Table of Contents. Background Info Lessons Practice Quizzes More fun!. Background Info. What does edible mean? Can you eat all plants? Where can you find edible plants? Lets meet Daisy!. Definition of Edible.

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edible plants

Edible Plants

THE PLANTS YOU CAN EAT!

table of contents
Table of Contents
  • Background Info
  • Lessons
  • Practice
  • Quizzes
    • More fun!
background info
Background Info

What does edible mean?

Can you eat all plants?

Where can you find edible plants?

Lets meet Daisy!

definition of edible
Definition of Edible

Edible means that you can eat it and wont make you sick!

are all plants edible
Are all plants edible?

NO!

There are some plants that are poisonous.

location of edible plants
Location of Edible plants

Edible plants can be found in your backyard, in the wilderness, and in many other common places.

daisy
Daisy!

Hi my name is Daisy!

Today I am going to help you learn about edible plants!!

Let’s get started by hitting the forward arrow button!

let s start learning pick a place to start
Let’s Start LearningPick a place to start!

Temperate Zone

Tropical Zone

Desert Zone

temperate zone
Temperate Zone

DandelionBlack Walnut

dandelion
Dandelion

Look familiar?

The dandelion is found in many fields and also in your backyard.

You can eat the yellow part by itself!

You can put the leaves in a salad.

You can even eat the stem

caution
CAUTION!

These are considered weeds, so they be sprayed with weed killer fluids.

You have to make sure you are not eating sprayed dandelions.

black walnut
Black Walnut

They grow on a branch on a tree

In the fall when the leaves are changing colors, they are ripe which means you can eat them!

When the shell is black, you can crack them open to eat!

remember
Remember!

They grow in trees so they may be out of reach

The black shells may be hard to open, so have your parents help you crack them open!

practice
Practice

Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper or with your partner.

1. Where else have you seen dandelions?

2. What could you use to crack open a Black Walnut shell?

tropical zone
Tropical Zone

CoconutSugarcane

sugar cane a sweet treat
Sugar CaneA Sweet Treat

This plant is a type of grass that grows really tall!

It grows in fields in tropical areas, like the jungle.

The stem has sugar and nutrients in the inside.

how to get to the sweet parts
How to get to the Sweet parts!

You have to use your teeth to peel the outside layer.

You could also use something to squeeze out the juice.

coconut
Coconut

There is a nut on the inside that can make cooking oil

The white stuff is coconut meat, you can eat it raw or cook it!

There is a fleshy part that you can make coconut milk with!

what else can you do with a coconut
What else can you do with a coconut?
  • You can also make a bowl with the shell, so you can eat your food in it.
  • Fun Fact!
    • Coconuts are the seeds of the actual palm tree.
practice1
Practice

Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper or with your partner.

1. What is something else you can eat from a coconut shell?

2. Do you know another type of grass that tastes sweet?

desert zone
Desert Zone

CactusAgave

agave
Agave

There are four parts you can eat!

You can eat the flower, the leaf, the stalks, and the sap!

You can eat the leaves in winter or spring

the agave sap
The Agave Sap

The sap from agave plants are called agave syrup

It is something added to cereals like cheerios!

This man is eating the sap!

cactus
Cactus

Yes you can eat this prickly plant.

The cactus grows a fruit called a prickly pear.

You have to cut off all the needles so you don’t prick yourself

Cactus leaves taste like green peppers

caution1
CAUTION!

The fruit also has little needles

If you do not get them all off, you could get them caught on your fingers!

Baloo from the Jungle Book loves prickly pears!

practice2
Practice

Answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper or with your partner.

1. What other plants have you seen in the desert?

2. What parts of the agave plant do you think tastes the best?

practice3
Practice

Temperate Zone Practice

Tropical Zone Practice

Desert Zone Practice

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Quiz!

Quiz

Let’s see how much you have learned!

Click the Quiz button to start your quiz!

Good Luck kids!!

quiz 1
Quiz 1

1. Is it safe to eat a dandelion from anywhere?

TrueorFalse

2. When can you crack open a Black Walnut?

A. SummerB. WinterC. SpringD. Fall

incorrect
Incorrect

Oops sorry!

You are wrong, you never know if a dandelion has been sprayed with chemicals!

Click the back button to answer another question!

correct
Correct!

Good Job!

Click the back button to continue!

incorrect1
Incorrect!

Oh No! Good try!

Remember when the leaves change colors in the fall, you can eat the black walnuts!

Click the back button to answer another question!

correct1
Correct!

You got it right!

Click the back button to answer another question!

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Quiz

3. what can you use to peel the outer layer of sugarcane?

A. ToesB. A SpoonC. TeethD. Fingers

4. Do coconuts grow from a tree or the ground?

A. TreeB. Ground

incorrect2
Incorrect!

So close!

You can use your teeth to peel the sugarcane!

Click the back button to answer another question!

correct2
Correct!

Awesome Job!

Click the back button to answer another question!

incorrect3
Incorrect!

Sorry that is not the right answer!

Coconuts grow from the top of the palm trees!

Click the back button to answer another question!

correct3
Correct!

Outstanding!

Click the back button to answer another question!

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Quiz

5. What part of the agave plant can you eat in both winter and spring?

A. FlowerB. LeavesC. StalkD. Sap

6. Can fruit grow on cacti?

True or False

incorrect4
Incorrect!

So close!

Remember you can eat the leaves during the winter or spring!

Click the back button to answer another question!

correct4
Correct!

Great Job!

Click the back button to answer another question!

incorrect5
Incorrect!

Sorry wrong answer!

Of course you can eat the fruit!

The prickly pear is an edible fruit we learned about!

*don’t forget to cut off all the needles first!

time for more fun
Time for more fun!

Match the following pictures and names!

Start!

Great job on the quiz!

Click start to keep going!

slide44
Go!

Coconut

Black Walnut

Cactus

incorrect6
Incorrect!

Nice try!

Try again!

correct5
Correct!

Good job!

Keep Going!

which location is right
Which Location is right?

Dandelion

Sugarcane

Agave

or

or

or

incorrect7
Incorrect!

Nice try!

Try again!

correct6
Correct!

Sweet Job!

Keep Going!

congratulations
Congratulations!

You guys have learned so much about edible plants!

Good job! So now you can go and look for other edible plants!

Bye guys!

works cited page
Works Cited Page

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7C7A6t1sxR4/SS-KGswndWI/AAAAAAAAAbE/dOPcXT3RDUo/s320/101_0993.JPG teeth

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://maludan.3dtoast.com/images/Dandelions.jpg&imgrefurl=http://maludan.3dtoast.com/&usg=__-LsRt_lt6ayBCcjlCbt-2- 1. Dandelion pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://tonydye.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/dandelions.jpg & 2. Dandelion pic

http://free.bridal-shower-themes.com/pictures-of-cartoon-flowers 1. Flower pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://thedivinedish.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/multicloseuprow1.jpg&imgrefurl 2. Flower pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bobjude.co.uk/psptubes/humorous/3.gif&imgrefurl Daisy pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.world-builders.org/lessons/less/biomes/deciduous/decfor/dectrees.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.world-builders.org temperate zone pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cancun.vacationpeople.com/img/2025-mar.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.cancun.vacationpeople.comtropical zonepic

http://mwsu-bio101.ning.com/forum/topics/a-sonoran-desert-community desert zone pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://members.cox.net/saw2/black_walnuts.gif&imgrefurl=http://members.cox.net third black walnut pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://followtheroad.com/en/photos/2007/2007_ecuador/cuenca/food/IMG_6400.JPG&imgrefurl=http://followtheroad.com first black walnut pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/livestock/horses/facts/walnutf3.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca second black walnut pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bonappetit.com/images/tips_tools_ingredients/ingredients/ttar_coconut_02_v_launch.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.bonappetit.com first coconut pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.coconutoil.ie/i/coconutoil.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.coconutoil.ie second coconut pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://listverse.files.wordpress.com third coconut pic

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.partycity.com/images/products/en_us/pc/thumb/9194_th.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.partycity.com coconut bowl

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.grain.orgsugarcane

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://times92.com sugarcane field

http://www.thefellners.com/gallery/d/1330-2/saguaro_cactus.jpg first cactus pic

works cited page1
Works Cited Page

http://playitagaingod.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/agave-plant.jpg agave plant

http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/IMAGES/Texas/prickly_pear_tx-web.jpg prickly pear

http://www.artinsights.com/Photo%5CMed%5C4617855048.jpgBaloo the bear

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/__IP6S4qrDTw/Se53Pm78PII/AAAAAAAACHg/nbreE8F2X9E/s400/prickly+pear+lemon+bars+2.jpg prickly pear #2

http://www.herbvideos.com/images/agave5.jpg sap eating man

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.fitonraw.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Agave-Plant.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.fitonraw.com agave plant #2

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q pumpkin

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=mangomango

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=coconut coconut again

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=peanuts peanuts

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=nuts nuts

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=black+walnut black walnuts #2

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=cactus cactus with flowers

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=prickly+plant brown plant

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=prickly+plant&view weed

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=backyard backyard

http://www.bing.com/images/search?qm the beach

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q snow

http://www.bing.com/images/search? Jungle

http://www.bing.com/images/search desert

http://www.bing.com/images/search? ocean