Wildflower Music Video

Flint Hills Wildflowers - Music Video & Activities

adaptable Grades 3-12 

CREATED FOR FLINT HILLS MAP & EDUCATION PROGRAM

Students learn about 24 Flint Hills wildflowers through song lyrics illustrated with photos and plant names.  Choice of follow-up activities: with color flash cards and review questions, students learn to identify all the flowers, explore importance of biodiversity, and find literary devices in the song lyrics.  Students create a classroom art collage of the flowers.  Students examine how people can support their values in a non-profit organization through case study of the Kansas Native Plant Society.

Four Activities - See TEACHERS GUIDE below for details

  • Activity
Subject
Grades
Time
  • Singalong - “Wildflower Reunion” song & music video
Vocal Music
Science
K-12
20 min
  • Wildflower Identification - learn about 24 Wildflowers, classification & identification skills, identify literary devices in lyrics
Science, Reading, Language Arts
4-12
40 min
  • Make a Classroom Wildflower Collage - plant anatomy & creative skills
Art & Science
K-12
40 min
  • Nonprofit Case Study - “Kansas Native Plant Society” - Explore how people support their values through Non-Profit Organizations
Social Studies & Civics
7-12
20 min

Materials & Documents - PRINT from these links:

WILDFLOWER MUSIC VIDEO + RELATED ACTIVITIES - TEACHERS GUIDE & KEY

WILDFLOWER REUNION - MUSIC VIDEO

WILDFLOWER MUSIC VIDEO - STUDENT QUESTIONS (handout)

These two can be printed double-sided if paper is not too light-weight:

     WILDFLOWER REUNION - LYRICS PAGE (color) (also on-line at         http://tallgrassexpress.com/WildflowerReunion.html)

     ALL WILDFLOWERS PICTURES PAGE (color - with photos & names) (also on-line at      http://tallgrassexpress.com/WildflowerReunion.html)

WILDFLOWER FLASH CARDS - WITH NAMES

WILDFLOWER FLASH CARDS - WITHOUT NAMES

ANALYZE A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION - Kansas Native Plant Society (student handout)