International Carnivorous Plant Society


ICPS Classroom Grants

The International Carnivorous Plant Society is proud to announce Carnivores in the Classroom grants! If you qualify, apply now.

Members: Join us for Virtual Happy Hours and Webinars on Zoom

Every month we host a virtual happy hour and webinar for members. Sign into your ClubExpress account to view the monthly offerings. Based on the international nature of our organization, times and dates change monthly to encourage participation by all members.

For the virtual happy hours: grab a beverage, some snacks, and a plant to chat and share information with others! Break out rooms include Venus flytraps, Nepenthes, Drosera, Sarracenia and grab bag (Utricularia, Pinguicula, Aldrovanda, Byblis and more). This is an opportunity to have fun catching up and exchange ideas about projects you’re working on! Mark your calendars because we'll have one each month for 2022!

Teacher Resources - ICPS Videos

Videos produced by the ICPS for children of all ages.

Teacher Resources - Activities

Explore the wild world of carnivorous plants with these mazes, coloring sheets, and puzzles. Carnivorous plants' amazing adaptations engage students of all ages. There is so much more than Venus Flytraps!

Teacher Resources - Infographics

Infographics about carnivorous plants.

Education Videos

Videos recommended by the International Carnivorous Plant Society for children of all ages.

Murderous Plants: Investigating adaptation and competition in carnivorous plants (PDF)

A Teacher's Pack produced by the Charles Darwin Trust and The Linnean Society of London.

The Weird, Wild, Wacky and Wonderful World of Carnivorous Plants

"The Weird, Wild, Wacky and Wonderful World of Carnivorous Plants" was an enrichment course for seven through nine year old students which was developed and utilized by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The course includes many hands-on activities such as making sundew terrariums, Venus flytrap puppets, pitcher plant sculpture and butterwort bread. Included are detailed descriptions and instructions to teach the entire course or select course elements on your own. Click to learn more!

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