Check out this great overview of basic botany for kids. There are ten topics listed on the right-hand side.
Take a look at this fun source of information on flowering plant parts that includes a quiz you can take.
At Plants for Kids you'll find facts, quizzes, experiments, videos, games, and projects - all about plants.
You will enjoy watching these fun Plant Study Jams animated slide shows about angiosperms, gymnosperms, seeds, flowers, photosynthesis and more. Each one also has a self-quiz.
What does NASA have to do with botany? See how scientists observe the growth of plants on the international space shuttle, as they study how the lack of gravity and light affect growing plants.
Learn more about photosynthesis with a video, illustrations, and a song. Watch this video from NOVA about photosynthesis, and try the online activity, Illuminating Photosynthesis.
The U.S. Forest Service has a great wildflowers website with a Just For Kids section. Find coloring pages, word searches, and hands-on crafts and activities.
Then learn to identify Idaho wildflowers with this colorful guide!
Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus interviews Chlora Phyllberg about the process of photosynthesis, and also gives you the chance to help grow tomatoes, tulips, or sunflowers.
The BBC has a fun gardening website for kids and parents with lots of indoor and outdoor projects families can do. Try going on a garden treasure hunt, or growing plants from food in your kitchen.
Biology of Plants is a botanical garden site with facts, games, and songs about topics such as pollination, seed dispersal, and plant adaptations.
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