Some good stuff in the recent edition of CBE Life Sciences Education.
Early learners’ reasoning about seed structure and function.
How to make plants stick in the mind.
The What a Plant Knows MOOC comes as a refreshing change.
What a Plant Knows – free online course
This demo from Science and Plants for Schools demonstrates a quick and easy plant practical for biology labs.
The public perception of plants as second rate science is not a new phenomenon.
A study finds that manipulation of transfer cells may provide new opportunities for improving crop yield.
17 year old Sara Volz wins $100 000 scholarship from Intel Science Talent Search for her experiment on algae that she kept under her bed.
Why do students think plants are “boring”? One factor may be that they do not see plant movement in real time.
The Plant Science TREE is an on-line teaching tool giving access to inspirational educational resources from the research community.