Pressing Flowers

Flower pressing is a very old activity practiced by countless artists, scientists, and plant enthusiasts over the centuries. When properly cared for, a pressed flower can last for a very long time–some museums have pressed flower specimens that are centuries old! Plant specimens are everywhere! Flower pressing works just as well (or better!) with leaves

Punnett Plushies

In this activity, you’ll take on the role of geneticist, using Punnett squares to determine inheritance patterns for your toys! Note: It’s a great idea to do this activity after you’ve completed the ‘Feeding the Population’ storyline in Tyto Online. If you haven’t completed this storyline or you’d like a refresher course on dominance, recessiveness,

Creative Cladograms

In this activity, you’ll be using your powers of observation and classification to create your own cladograms! What is a cladogram? A cladogram is a type of diagram that is used to show common ancestry among a group of organisms. A cladogram is similar to a family tree because it shows generational relationships. Most family