Each inquiry-based lesson plan includes key terms, enrichment activities, and standards met. A variety of hands-on or minds-on activities strengthen studentsí critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. The enrichment activities encourage students to integrate biological knowledge and social issues. Extensive links are provided to botanical gardens, museums, and governmental and nongovernmental agencies.
From Curiosity Cabinet to Museum
Collection (PDF Version)
Species and Specimens: Exploring
Local Biodiversity (PDF
North American Plant Distributions: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (PDF Version)
Plants and People