The following are resources discussed in this webpage and other resources that may be of interest (not everything necessarilly is plant-based) to K-12 teachers and undergraduate pre-service teachers.
15°LABORATORY(TM) offers information concerning biology education
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Project 2061
* This Project is AAAS's "long-term nationwide initiative to help improve science, mathematics, and technology education for all students."
AAAS. 1986. Benchmarks for science literacy. Oxford University Press, NY.
AAAS. 1990. Science for all Americans. Oxford University Press, NY.
AAAS. 1997. Resources for science literacy: Professional development. Oxford University Press. NY.
AAAS. 1998. Blueprints for reform. Oxford University Press, NY.
AAAS. 2000. Designs for science literacy. Oxford University Press, NY.
AAAS. 2001. Atlas of science literacy. Association for the Advancement of Science and National Science Teachers
Association. Washington D.C.
Science NetLinks ("Science NetLinks strives to be a comprehensive “homepage” for K-12 science educators")
American Society of Plant Physiologists (ASPP): Education Resources
ASPP. Principles of Plant Biology - Concepts for Science Education
Botanical Glossary, A short
Botanical Society of America (BSA)
BSA - McIntosh Apple Development poster and materials
BSA - Plant Sciences Bulletin (PSB)
Plant biology education. PSB 42(4): 107
The literature of plant science education. 45(2): 35-36
Professional society leaders discuss undergraduate education. 44(3): 77
General botany a common concern. 40(4): 115-117
Plant movies for the botany classroom. 39(3): 17
Great old botany teaching stuff. 39(1): 4
The Coalition for Education in the Life Sciences (CELS)
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC)
Ennos, Roland & Elizabeth Sheffield. 2000. Plant life. Blackwell Science Ltd. Oxford.
Fast Plants website
Fern Resource Hub
Giverny Book AwardTM; - Best Children's Science Picture Book
Goody, Jack. 1993. The culture of flowers. Cambridge Univer. Press. Cambridge.
Hoadley, R.B. 2000. Understanding wood: a craftsman's
guide to wood technology. Revised ed.
Tauton Press. Newtown, CT.
-----. 1990. Identifying wood: accurate results with simple tools. Tauton Press. Newtown, CT.
Hunken, Jorie & New England Wild Flower Society. 1989.
Botany for all ages: Learning about
nature through activities using plants. The Globe Pequot Press. Chester, Conn.
Huxley, Anthony. 1985. Green Inheritance. Anchor
Press/Doubleday. Garden City, NY.
-----. 1974. Plant and Planet. Viking Press. NY, NY.
International Space Station Challenge: Farming in Space Activity
Kite, L. Patricia. 1995. Gardening wizardry for kids. Barron’s Educational
Leslie, Clare Walker. 1995. Nature drawing: A tool for
learning. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co.
Lewington, Anna. 1990. Plants for people. Oxford University Press. New York.
Macleod, Elizabeth. 1999. Grow it again. Kids Can Press, Buffalo, NY.
McGee, Harold. 1984. On food and cooking: the science and lore of the kitchen. Simon & Schuster. NY.
Mycorrihza homepage: for info on plant/fungi associations
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA Space Link (many plant related items concerning growing plants in space and in the classroom)
National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
2000. Principles and standards for school mathematics. NCTM Publications Dept.
* An electronic version of this publication is available at: <http://www.nctm.org>
National Education Goals Panel (NEGP)
National Gardening Association (NGA)
NGA - "Kids Gardening" <http://www.kidsgardening.com>
NGA. 1990. Grow Lab: Activities for Growing Minds. NGA. Burlington, VT.
National Research Council (NRC). 1996. National Science
Education Standards. National Academy Press, Washington D.C.
* National Science Education Stds. are available at: <http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/html/>
National Science Resources Center (NSRC) - National Academy of Sciences - Smithsonian Institution. 1996. Resources for teaching elementary school science. National Academy Press. Washington D.C.
MIT Biology Hypertextbook: click on Chapter, then on Photosynthesis
Pollan, Michael. 2001. The Botany of Desire: A plant's-eye
view of the world.
Random House. New York
Rothman, M.A. 1992. The Science Gap: Dispelling the myths
and understanding the reality of science.
Prometheus Books. Buffalo, NY.
Russell, S. 2001. Anatomy of a Rose: Exploring the secret
life of flowers. Persens Publishing.
Scott's Botanical Links
Seed Savers Exchange - nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving heirloom garden seeds
Dept of Systematic Biology: Botany
Solbrig, O.T. & D. J. Solbrig. 1994. So you shall
reap: farming and crops in human affairs.
Island Press. Washington D.C.
Timber Press - books for gardeners and horticulturalists
Tom Volk's Fungi website
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Kids website
United States Department of Education (USDE)
Wandersee, J. H. & E. E. Schussler. 2001. Toward a theory of plant blindness. Plant Science Bulletin 47: 2-9.
Wisconsin Fast Plants website
Wood, P. 1994. Scientific illustration. 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NY.
Young, Allen M. 1994. The Chocolate Tree: A natural
history of Cacao. Smithsonian Institution Press.