Plants in Your Pants, Genes in Your Jeans

Help eradicate plant blindness as students explore plant biology concepts and hands-on activities related to everyone’s favorite clothing item: denim jeans. These quick, classroom-ready pages (PDFs) are ideally suited for  middle grade students:

  • Plants in Your Pants: Find out how the cotton plant helps create those jeans you love to wear.
  • Genes in Your Jeans: Learn what plant genes have to do with getting your jeans broken in just right.

You can also download these in Spanish: