In 2011 botanists and botanical illustrators collaborated to create Botany & Art: Their Roles in Conservation, a special issue for the publication Smithsonian in the Classroom. While designed for school use, the usefulness of this issue extends far beyond the formal K-12 classroom. The information contained within this issue can also be used by informal science educators and parents leading their family on a summertime road trip.
This week we reach into the archives of the teaching and learning column. If keeping a nature journal is part of your summer plans, take a few moments to download the resources featured in this article.