Your students work at a plant nursery that grows and sells plants for landscaping yards, parks, and public areas. Their job is to decide which kinds of plants grow best in different environments, so that they can recommend plants for each area that won’t require a lot of extra care. 

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Plant Educator Guide

Use this guide to help your students explore their plant biologist research project. 

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Additional resources

Use the career card as a visual facilitation aid, so students can see what a Plant Biologist might look like.

Nature’s Notebook: Collect data for a citizen science project to help scientists understand how plant growth cycles are changing. 

iNaturalist: Identify plants in your environment and share your observations with naturalists around the world. 

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