Professional Learning Multimedia Lesson Plans Personal Workspace Site Search ALEXville Learning Activities Home Courses of Study


Moncots and Dicots: Do you know what they are?

Loading the player ...

Download list:


Mary Hughes is the speaker and creator of the podcast. Shannon S. Moore, Science teacher


Meridianville Middle School, Madison County Schools


This is a podcast describing the two classes of Angiosperms, Monocots and Dicots. The podcast provides real examples of how you can view a leaf and identify a plant as moncot or dicot. The leaf examples are native to northern Alabama. The podcast can be used in class to introduce the topic or as a review of the topic.

Length: 03:32

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Picture This!

Content Areas: Science, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[SC2015] ENVS (9-12) 17: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate geological and biological information to determine the types of organisms that live in major biomes.

AQTS_1.A.1: Academic Discipline(s) [Knowledge of the structure of the academic disciplines related to the subject-matter content areas of instruction and of the important facts and central concepts, principles, theories, and tools of inquiry associated with these disciplines.]
AQTS_1.A.3: Academic Discipline(s) [Ability to use students' prior knowledge and experiences to introduce new subject-area related content.]
AQTS_1.A.5: Academic Discipline(s) [Ability to help students make connections across the curriculum in order to promote retention and transfer of knowledge to real-life settings.]
AQTS_1.B.3: Curriculum [Ability to select content and appropriately design and develop instructional activities to address the scope and sequence of the curriculum.]


Alabama Virtual Library
Alabama Virtual Library

Hosted by Alabama Supercomputer Authority
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Malone Family Foundation
The Malone Family Foundation
Best of the Web