Plants play an essential role in daily life, making them a natural subject of study for a standards-based unit in the elementary science curriculum. One creative way to give students direct experience with living plants is by using theme-based live plant displays. The displays, which changed over the course of the year focused on five themes: the environment, plant families, plant organs, growth and reproduction, and plant origins.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2004Stock # sc04_041_09_24Volume 041Issue 09

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