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19/07/13  |  London

Beyond Biology - Plants in STEM subjects: Chemistry

As organic chemistry and biology are so intrinsically linked there is a great deal of crossover, and it doesn’t take much to discover ways in which plants relate to the chemical sciences. This post presents some fairly recognizable concepts but there are a few more unusual examples – such as how plants can “communicate” using chemical signals. And, as always, there are lots of useful links to resources for using plants to teach chemistry.

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12/07/13  |  London

Beyond Biology - Plants in STEM subjects: Maths

The latest in our series of Plants and STEM posts looks at some unusual connections between plants and mathematics. Always looking to increase and inspire the up-take of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects in schools, botanic gardens provide great outdoor learning sites to use plants to encourage inquiry-based learning for a wide range of subjects (not just biology!).

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05/07/13  |  London

Beyond Biology - Plants in STEM subjects: Technology & Engineering

Always looking to increase and inspire the up-take of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects in schools, botanic gardens provide great outdoor learning sites to use plants to encourage inquiry-based learning for a wide range of subjects (not just biology!). This series of posts will look at how plants can be related to the subjects of chemistry, physics, maths, and, starting this week: Technology and Engineering...

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