The members of the Teaching Section of the Canadian
Botanical Association have produced this page as a resource for
teachers of botany at all levels from elementary school to university.
We hope that the site will be particularly helpful to those who are
about to start a career in teaching.
In sharing the information available on the Internet, we
- to promote and encourage interesting and lively
- to encourage the development of new curriculum
- to provide easy access to the many available
resources on the internet
- to promote the exchange of new ideas for enthusing
students about plants
For the purposes of this page, we are using the term
"plant,"in the very broadest sense, rather than in the modern taxonomic
sense. We will include cyanobacteria, algae, fungi and lichens, since
in many cases these are still included as subjects taught by botanists,
and as botanical items in school curricula
We thank Plantwatch Canada for the use of their pictures
of common plants which are currently being tracked for flowering times.
Canada for more details. We also thank Pauline Quesnelle and David
Ferguson, graduates of Trent University for the other photos on this
site. We are very grateful to Jonathan Swallow for constructing this
This page is organized and maintained by Christine
Maxwell and Sylvie Laliberté.
We welcome your suggestions and comments. Please send
them to firstname.lastname@example.org