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General links provide the "big picture".
This Scholastic site opens to a page on Flowers, but you can use the menu at the bottom of the page to find interesting information on plants.
Brief chart describing angiosperms (aka "flowering plants").
Biology of Plants
This website provides an overview of plant structure, germination, fertilization and pollination. Diagrams included.
What Makes a Plant?
Biology4Kids website includes hyperlinked text, quizzes and slideshows.
Brief explanation and definition of plant terms.
The Great Plant Escape
Learn everything you need to know about plants with Bud and his good friend Sprout.
View plant leaves under a scanning electron microscope. Includes videos to download.
Plant Life Cycles
Click on each activity to learn more about the plant life cycle. When the activity opens, mouse over the graphics for more information. There are also activities for you to test yourself and label the parts of a plant.
Wisconsin Fast Plants
"Fast plants" are exactly what the title says...plants that grow very fast and are used for research and science experiments. Mouse over the plant parts to see how the plants grow.
Find out the conditions necessary for germination to occur.
Fertilization & Pollination
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Also includes The New Book of Popular Science.
For the Future
Careers in Botany
Several botanists discuss how they became interested in the field and their careers as botanists.
Do you like plants and biology? Think about a career as a botanist!
What['s so funny about plants?
Bill Nye the Science Guy tells why plants are important.
Parenchyma? Collenchyma? Sclerencyma? Yes, it's English! Watch the video to learn more about plant structure.
Germination and Dispersal
This seed explains it all.
Photosynthesis let's get into this.
Learn More @ the library!
Photosynthesis and Respiration
Call Number: 572 HOP
These are a few of the many books we have on plants and flowers. Search the Destiny catalog to find more or stop by to browse.
Call Number: 580 RIL
The Flowering Plant Division
Call Number: 580 STE
The Plant Hunters
Call Number: 580.75 SIL
Seeds, Stems, and Stamens
Call Number: 581.4 GOO
Call Number: 581 EYE