Science Teaching Series

Internet Resources

I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science

Plant Sciences


Botanical Gardens - Worldwide

  1. Botanical Gardens in the United States -
  2. Botanical Gardens around the World -
  3. Missouri Botanical Garden - Tour the Missouri Botanical Gardens
  4. The Royal Botanic Gardens - Kew Gardens, England

Southern California Botanical Gardens

  1. Descanso Gardens - La Canada, CA. Botanical garden noted for its camellia forest, rosarium, iris, and California native plant collections.
  2. Huntington Botanical Gardens - Pasadena, CA. Botanical Garden with one of the best cactus and succulent collections in the world.
  3. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden - Devoted to the collection, cultivation, study, and display of native California plants.
  4. Los Angeles County Arboretum - The mission is to foster an awareness and appreciation of the role of plants in nature and in human affairs.
  5. Southern California hillside landscaping - Norm's recommendations

Botany Resources

  1. Biomes: Major vegetation zones of the world
  2. Botanical databases: Taxonomic keys, directories of plants
  3. The history of Botany
  4. Botany Society of America - Online image collection
  5. Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps - includes maps from all over the world.
  6. Glossary of Botanical Terms - glossary of botany, gardening, horticulture and landscape architecture.