Plant Morphology: An Activity Program

An introductory program for use in Therapeutic Recreation, Horticultural Therapy, Adult Education, and Youth Activities

This is a project currently underway. Please contact us at botanistae06492 (at) if you would like to be alerted to our progress.

The material will be presented in two parts:

 Part One: Exploring the growth and form of plants:  a six-week syllabus for beginner botanists of all ages

 Part Two: Four botanical activities

Each part will include options for different ability levels, and resources for further reading.

Co-authored by Alan Eddy and Natalie Howe.

Each topic in Part One will contain:

Botany Lesson
Brief explanations about the growth and form of plants, with botany trivia, bonus material, tables, and pie charts.

Group inquiries, group activities, and intergenerational activities.

Part Two will be entirely centered around activities and drawing lessons.

Additional resources for instructors and independent study use, including photographs and graphics, will be available online.