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Saturday July 11, 2009

8:30-10:00

Share case scenarios
Brainstorming connections

10:00-4:45

Discovering regional resources

Houston trip to Museum district, Botanic Gardens, Arboreta

Grocery store botany

4:45-5:00

 

Day
Overview

See July 11th Summary

Homework
PM

Group Work on Cases



July 11th Summary
Case Learning
Plant Science
Technology
Careers
An investigative case could encourage learners to utilize local resources to generate and explore questions. Plants and specialized information can be accessed locally through a museum, arboretum, public garden, or local grocery store. Web sites for local institutions and gardens can provide information (both text and visual) for learners. Museum Curator
Master Gardner
Horticulturalist
Grocer