The links (below) lead to the teaching materials
for this website
(1) Promoting CORE PLANT
EDUCATION CONCEPTS, and reducing
major plant biology misconceptions. – Key Links: Botany for the Next
Millennium, Principles of Plant Biology, Botanical Resources & References, and Plant Science Bulletin.
(2) Promoting K-12 BOTANICAL EDUCATION by providing plant information
and suggested activities to K-12 in-service and pre-service teachers. – Key
Links: National Science Education Stds, Benchmarks, Project 2061, 50 States, Wisconsin Model Academic Science Stds, AAAS 1998, Glenn Commission, and NRC. 1997.
(3) Emphasizing that the study of plants is not exclusively for the
science classroom. Plants can be a focus of study in different subjects
(CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS) in the humanities as well as the sciences. – Key
Links: Curriculum connections, Benchmarks, Project 2061, Standards in Economics, English Lang. Stds, National Geography Stds, National Stds of History, Principles and Stds for School Math, Curr Stds for Social Studies, Stds for Technology Literacy, and National Stds in the Visual Arts.