Internet Resources - Plants
- Core Concepts: Biology
Core Concepts: Biology informs and inspires learners about key biology topics including animals, cells, ecology, evolution, genetics, the human body, microbes, plants, and reproduction. Biographies of key scientists take learners behind the discoveries that have transformed biology. Core Concepts: Biology supports STEM learning and delivers curriculum-correlated content; promotes digital literacy and 21st-century learning skills; and offers research, report, and homework help.
Browse related subjects: Agriculture, Animals, Biology, Education, Environment, Marine Science, Plants, Science, Teen Homework Help
- PowerKnowledge Life Science
PowerKnowledge Life Science informs and inspires learners about key life science topics including animals; classification; endangered and extinct species; food chains and food webs; green living; habitats and ecosystems; the human body; life cycles; plants; and survival and adaptation. Designed for learners in grades 3 to 6.
Browse related subjects: Animals, Biology, Education, Plants, Science
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife's Endangered Species
Gives status of endangered and threatened species in the United States. There is a good kids section. Shows photos.
Browse related subjects: Government, Plants
- Dave's Garden
Comprehensive site that includes advice, forums, plant and insect databases, seed and plant exchange.
Browse related subjects: Gardening, Pests, Plants, Seeds
Incredible listing of good science sites.
Browse related subjects: Agriculture, Government, Marine Science, Plants
- Seed Savers Exchange
Nonprofit organization that saves and shares the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage. A network of people committed to collecting, conserving and sharing heirloom seeds and plants. Sells certified organic heirloom seeds and plants by mail.
Browse related subjects: Gardening, Plants, Seeds
- Water Smart Gardening in Santa Cruz County
This free online gardening tool was created by the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County especially for our diverse local climate. It allows you to view beautiful local gardens for design ideas, use interactive tools to design your garden, evaluate hundreds of plant species and make a plant list, learn how to reduce landscape water use, and prevent and solve pest problems with less-toxic methods.
Browse related subjects: California, Do-It-Yourself, Environment, Gardening, Horticulture, Pests, Plants, Santa Cruz County, Seeds
Did You Know?
Whispering Man Statue
'The Whispering Man' statue stood in Santa Cruz Public Library's Downtown Branch lobby for several years from the late 1970's to the mid 1980's. There are no records of when the statue was installed. According to a Good Times article in 1985, at that time the statue had been at ... [More]