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Terminology

Page history last edited by Michael Sean Gallagher 11 years, 2 months ago

Plant Science: Terminology

 

Purpose:

  • To introduce the core disciplinary structure of botany
  • To define key terminology related to botany
  • To identify the naming conventions used in botany
  • To identify the tools used by the botanical community

 

Time Frame:

  • Questionnaire (10 minutes)
  • Pre-learning activity materials and reflection (30 minutes)
  • Asynchronous Discussion (40 minutes)
  • Post-discussion reflection and discussion (20 minutes)

 

Target Audience:

  • This activity is designed for undergraduate students in an introductory multidisciplinary science Life Sciences/Natural Science/Botanical Science class

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will be able to define botany, species, genus, and specimen
  • Students will be able to identify the naming conventions used by the botanical community
  • Students will be able to identify the tools used by the botanical community
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the location of information sources related to indigenous knowledge, botany, and patents

     

Materials:

 

Instructions:

1. Students should take the questionnaire

2. Students should review the pre-learning materials:

3. Students should construct answers to the questions provided on the Discussion page.

4. If students have additional questions, they should post those as Comments on the Discussion page.

 

** Part of a larger course design for Plant Science Course Design: Plant Science

 

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