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Standing in the shadows of plants

Plants permeate human life. Our physical and cultural environments are infused with the lives of plants. Even the oxygen in the air we breathe is the result of their biological processes.

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7/30/19
Earth Day Toolkits

Earth Day is coming soon. Be prepared to engage visitors, students in higher education, K-12 students, and more! 

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4/4/19
Guidelines for Excellence Professional Development of Environmental Educators

Professional Development of Environmental Educators: Guidelines for Excellence is a set of
recommendations about the basic knowledge and abilities educators need to provide high quality

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2/14/19
China Educator’s Guide

China is home to an astounding number of species, 31,500, and 12 percent of these species
can be found only in China. The Missouri Botanical Garden, working with an international

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1/30/19
People and plants: The unbreakable bond

We are losing biodiversity at an unprecedented rate, which will have unknown but                          potentially devastating consequences for the Earth’s planetary systems. Before we can

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12/11/18
Plants and people: Our shared history and future

Humans and plants have a complex relationship extending far back into our joint
evolutionary history. This legacy can be seen today as plants provide nutrition, fiber,

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12/11/18
Survey of Adult Education Program Staffing

What staffing does it take to make adult education successful? Laura Vogel shares her survey of Member gardens and presents a scaled comparison of adult education staffing to program size, and invites open discussion from participants.

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4/23/18
Getting Real: Health in the Teaching of Climate and Earth Science

The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.

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3/14/18
The Power of Trees

New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other. In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.

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2/14/18
SEL Field Guide

The Social and Emotiona Learning (SEL) Challenge was designed to identify promising practices for empathy, teamwork, initiative, responsibility, and problem solving.

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1/23/18

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