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        GRADES: 9 - 12

      AQUATIC PLANTS - University of Guelph
      • includes a detailed introduction with links to sections on
        phytoplankton, fungi, macrophytes, and lichens
      • each section includes an essay on morphology, reproduction,
        and diversity
      • rich in textual information
      • included is a substential bibliography and additional links

      PLANTS DATABASE - U.S. Dept. of Agr. NRCS
      • this searchable database has information on all "vascular plants,
        mosses, liverworts, hornwords, and lichens in the U.S. and
        its territories
      • also included is a plant image database, with thumbnail images
      • included are fact sheets, lists of invasive and noxious plants, and
        threatened and andangered plants

      BOTANY: HISTORY of SCIENCE - University of Hamburg
      • for advanced students
      • includes botany in the Bible
      • starts with Babylon and end with the 19th century

      BOTANY: PLANT PARTS and FUNCTIONS - University of Arizona
      • Master Gardner Manual for the Southwest
      • excellent introductory sections on basic botany
      • includes diagrams and cross sections of plants

      BOTANY - U.S. Geological Survey
      • suitable for older students

      PLANTS-IN-MOTION - Indiana University
      • click on the ticket
      • includes teaching / learning projects
      • be ready for "twisting, turning, and light-seeking!!!"

      • photos reveal both function and tranquility of plants
      • students going the extra step in presentations may appreciate
        this collection

                                              Royal Botanical Gardens - at Kew > England
      • under the heading "Basic Botany," choose either "Plant Structure"
        or "Flower Structure and Variations"
      • either choice brings up a detailed, multipage fact sheet
      • "Plant Structure" presents a clearly drawn plant diagram, along with
        labled leaf, stem, and root structure, with the
        corresponding functions
      • "Flower Structure" offers a cross section of a flower, with all parts
        clearly labled

          * selected from netCONNECT Summer 2003 - p. 27 - 28