Editor’s Note: Plants and Their Partners

by: Chris Ohana

Plants are a ubiquitous piece of the elementary science curriculum. By the time they reach middle school, students have often grown enough bean seeds to feed a small city. Often these lessons don’t “grow” deeper ideas from the basic observations of plant germination. To cultivate your students' understanding of plants, this month's column sheds light on a selection of engaging activities in this issue, which is devoted to the theme, "Plants and their Partners."

Level

Elementary School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2009Stock # sc09_046_06_6Volume 046Issue 06

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