Educator Resources for Carnivorous Plants

Revenge of the plants! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby dig into the weird world of carnivorous plants. You’ll learn where these meat-eating marvels live, and how their habitats have shaped their special diets. Tim will teach you about the difference between passive and active trapping techniques. He’ll also show you some of the more interesting kinds of carnivorous plants, including the Venus flytrap, the sundew, and the bladderwort. Tim will show you how some of these amazing plants move without muscles, too! So click on this movie, but be careful not to get stuck here!

Lesson Plans

Animals Lesson Plan: Diversity of Life

Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12