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Pokémon Science: The Fascinating Fungi of Pokémon

Lauren James
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(3,143)
Explore mushrooms, mold, and yeast and their relationship to your favorite Pokemon! Includes discussion on plants vs. fungi (producers vs. decomposers), a comparison to real life mushrooms, and how fungi can be both beneficial and harmful.

Class experience

US Grade 1 - 4
4 lessons//4 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Plants vs. Fungi
(16 minute recording) • Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers • Photosynthesis (and which Pokemon do this) • Spores, seeds, and pollen - what's the difference? • How the Pokémon world mixes up these terms in a big way!
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Good Fungi
(10 minute recording) • Fungi as Decomposers (Shroomish) • Fungi as Food (Mushrooms in the Pokemon games, new Pokemon Fidough)
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Toxic Fungi
(10 minute recording) • Poisonous Mushrooms (Foongus and Amoonguss) • Damaging Decomposers (Stun Spore, Shuckle, Paras, Parasect, Smeargle)
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Marvelous Mushrooms
(17 minute recording) • Shroomish and puffball mushrooms • Breloom and green mushrooms • Morelull and Shiinotic and bioluminescent mushrooms • Foongus and Amoongus and mimicry in mushrooms • Other mushrooms that should be made into Pokemon
We do talk about plant reproduction very briefly in this class, and I compare it to sperm and egg reproduction in humans. I don't go into any details, but some students might feel discomfort or confusion if they haven't yet learned about how mammals create babies.
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(3,143)
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4 pre-recorded lessons
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Ages: 6-11

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