What kind of and how much botanical diversity can you find in the products in a a home, or just in a bathroom,  freezer, fridge, or pantry?  Go and explore the ethnobotanical biodiversity of our everyday lives in this student activity for the college level and above, but it can be modified for lower levels .

This student worksheet is shared by Amy Berkov from the City College of New York.  She adds: “The botanical diversity even in cat food can be amazing!” Thanks for sharing this, Amy.

SAFETY NOTICE: Please make sure that students avoid handling products to reduce the spread of infections, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Download the reporting sheet (Excel file) for the students here, and it also includes some examples how how it works, questions to address, and more information:
Botanical Home Product Assignment, Student Template with Examples (43 downloads)