Five photos to respresent the topic
Giant Skunk Cabbage

Muskeg in the fall




Questions about the topic after looking at the photos (1 per school).
Please state which school is asking question.
Responses listed after each question.

Question from Kingsclear Consolidated School in New Brunswick, Canada
Picture 1
  1. How big can the Giant skunk cabbage get?
  2. What are the ideal growing conditions for it?
  3. Does someone in your class own that garden?
  4. Is this an adult plant or can it get even bigger?

Picture 2
  1. Why are they called muskeg?
  2. Did the leaves fall off because it was fall?
  3. Is this tree dead or alive?
  4. What environment does muskeg grow in?

Picture 3
  1. What is the size of the mushroom head?
  2. Are they poisonous to humans
  3. Can they grow in marshes or only forests?
  4. What type of mushrooms are these?

Picture 4
  1. What is the name of this plant?
  2. Are they considered a flower or a plant?
  3. Are they in bloom in this picture?
  4. Do they come in different colours?

Picture 5
  1. Why is it called fireweed?
  2. Do they have to live at high altitudes?
  3. Is that a river or a lake in the background?
  4. Are they related to lupins?