Our yard is littered with acorns – both complete and crushed. The squirrels like to chuck these oak tree fruits from a high tree branch to break them up and get to the soft inside.
One of our children couldn’t understand why the squirrels would do that. So, we decided to grab a couple of complete ones to dissect and today I am sharing the process with you all!
Dissecting an object is a great way to learn more about it. Normally we think of preserved frogs and alike when we think of dissections, but it doesn’t have to always be so smelly!
Here are the steps to dissect an acorn:
Here are a few more ideas for learning about science from the acorns you collected:
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