The Fungus Among Us

Lesson 2204 Science 6th Grade7th Grade8th Grade Aired Week of 5/3/2022
The Fungus Among Us

Explore the phenomenon of fungal networks in the city of Crystal Falls, MI to help students learn some of the science of the fungi kingdom. They will learn how fungi help plants to communicate with each other and contribute to everyday foods we enjoy. Learners will engage in experiments to investigate the factors that affect mold growth on bread, how temperature influences yeast growth, and create a model to explain fungal networks.