Resources for Students
At this website from the USDA Agricultural Research Service, students can read entertaining stories about the diverse world of plants.
Biology of Plants
This site provides a kid-friendly introduction to plants, including plant growth, pollination, and plant adaptations.
Biology 4 Kids: Plants
Find out what makes a plant a plant and see a slideshow of plant species at this site designed especially for kids.
Plants in Motion: Flowers
Watch flowering plants bloom in time-lapse QuickTime videos. This site also contains time-lapse videos of germination and general plant growth.
Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS)
This website offers a wide variety of plant-related resources for teachers and students at all age levels. Articles and publications, activity suggestions, image databases, plant identification resources, and student support resources are all provided here.
The Great Plant Escape
In "The Great Plant Escape," a resource from the University of Illinois, students can investigate plant-related mysteries with Detective LePlant through an interactive online simulation. Cases 1, 3, and 4 are particularly relevant to the topics presented in Flower Power. This resource is also available in Spanish and includes a glossary.