About This Space….

This site is intended to support science teachers who have the daunting task of teaching about plants and plant processes. I have engaged in this struggle. Along the way I have encountered helpful materials and developed useful strategies to make teaching about plants more engaging for learners. The content shared here is a collection of the best of these resources.

Creating Your Own Terrarium

Using Terrariums to Teach About Photosynthesis

Elementary Pre-service Teachers’ Plant Processes Conceptions (Research Study)

How Scientists Came to Understand the Origins of Plant Matter

Activities to Demonstrate How Matter is Conserved