Helping students make links
- Develop your subject knowledge of plant stem cells
- Explore practical work which develops students understanding of key concepts and enables them to make links to other areas of the biology curriculum
- Consider how the use of concept mapping can encourage students to make links, address misconceptions and discover inspiring contexts to support learning.
Problem questionA fifteen year old student asks you this question: “If a whole plant can be grown from a piece of leaf that’s left on a window sill in a jar of water, why can’t we grow a complete human from a piece of a finger?”.How would you answer this amazing question? Which areas of biology would you link to in your explanation?Share your ideas below.
Teaching Biology: Inspiring Students with Plant Science
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