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The following 461 sites have linked to our Great Plant Escape website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.


Chicago Sun-Times
"Featured in Sunday, July 5, 1998 edition."


Skewl Sites
"Help detective Le Plant unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life."


Yahoo! Directory


Yahoo! UK & Ireland
"An elementary program for 4th and 5th grade students designed to introduce them to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow."

4 kids

42eXplore - thematic pathfinders for all ages

42eXplore - thematic pathfinders for all ages
"Complete A Soils Adventure! Detective Le Plant needs you to get your hands dirty by helping him dig for clues in the soil. To solve this case, you must find out what soil is, why it is important, and in what kinds of soil plants grow. Happy digging! Get started at Great Plant Escape: Soiled Again from University of Illinois."

A 2 Z Home's Cool-Home Education

A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling

About My Planet - How Do Your Plants Grow?

About.com
"Older elementary kids learn about plant science at this colorful site. Solving mystery "cases" adds to the fun."

ADEC Distance Education Consortium "Excellence in Online Teaching" Award

Adventure Central at Wesleyan Metropark

Adventures of Cyberbee

Adventures of the Agronaut - North Carolina State University

AFGE.org

Agriculture and Environment Lesson Plans

Alief Independent School District (Alief, TX)

Alief Independent School District, Texas

Allversity

Alton School District - Mrs. Oesch's 4th Grade Science - Plants

American School of Doha, Qatar - Grade Three - Plants

American Society of Plant Biologists

American Society of Plant Biologists - Education - K-12 Resources

AOL Hometown

Arkansas State University College of Education - Framework Lessons - Grade 5 Life Science

Arongen Elementary School - Mrs. Bleicher's Fourth Grade Class - Fun Learning Links

Arthur E. Canty Elementary School - Student Information - Fun Exciting Websites

Ashwaubenon Elementary

Association Botanique du Canada
"Bienvenue au « Great Plant Escape », un programme élémentaire pour les étudiants de 4ième et 5ième années. Chaque leçon est construite sur une base interdisciplinaire afin d’introduire les étudiants à la biologie végétale et d’améliorer leur compréhension de la croissance des plantes alimentaires. Les activités augmentent les habiletés des étudiants en mathématiques, science, langues, arts, sciences humaines et musique. Plusieurs options sont disponibles, choisissez l’une (ou l’ensemble!) des activités suggérées pour votre classe. Nombre d’activités sont conçues pour que les étudiants travaillent individuellement, quelques-unes le sont plutôt pour le travail d’équipe. Matériel éducatif et programmes sur les fleurs sauvages Ce site Web présente de nombreuses idées et suggestions pour les étudiants intéressés par les fleurs sauvages et les questions relatives à la protection de l’environnement. « US Water Conservation Laboratory Experiments » On trouve dans ce site plusieurs expériences intéressantes sur les plantes, et chacune comporte des suggestions pour différents niveaux d’enseignement. Musée canadien de la nature (« Canadian Museum of Nature ») En tant que ressource nationale la plus importante sur la nature, le Musée canadien de la nature offre aux éducateurs, qu’ils soient enseignants, parents ou bénévoles, des programmes publics et une expertise scientifique. Tout au long de son histoire, le musée a rehaussé ses expositions et galeries avec des programmes éducatifs innovateurs, des ateliers et des activités s’adressant aux écoles et au grand public. Ces programmes sont conçus et réalisés par le personnel et plusieurs bénévoles."

Atlantic City Schools - Star-W - Plant Life - Scavenger Hunt

Aussie Homeschool Resources

Austin American Statesman - Newspaper in Education
"The Great Plant Escape is an upper elementary program for teaching about plant science. The site includes an accompanying teacher's guide."

Austin High School - Science Resources - Kids Links

Avoca School District

Avon Maitland School Board - Getting Students Connected - Third Grade Science

Barbara Dubinsky - Montessori - Web Pages for Students

Barbieri School (Framingham, MA)

Barnwell School District

Batavia City Schools - Science - Grade 4 - Unit: - Pollination - Resources

Beacon Learning Center - Beacon Lesson Plan Library - Simple Sequencing - Web Links
"This site provides information and pictures that can be duplicated to make the cards."

Best Teacher USA
"Unlock the Amazing Mystery of Plants is a cute site with lots of information. Learn all about how plants grow!"

bestedsites.com

BigChalk.com
"Now your students can help Detective LePlant and his partners, Bud and Sprout, unlock the mysteries of plant life! Moving from case to case, students check the clues, try experiments and solve problems as Bud and Sprout learn more about soils, composting, germination, seeds, plant parts and more. Once they figure out the basics, it's time to hunt down the 'bulb impostors.'"

Bio Net

BiologyCorner.com
"I included this one here if you have time, its kind of a neat site that walks you through the parts of the plants, you can probably just skim many of the facts (Since you’re smart now and already know them). Do try the quizzes at the end of each mystery."

BlackStump

Bob's Place of Educational Links
"online game discovering plants"

Botanical Society of America
"A clever chapter for 4th and 5th graders! Six activities and a teacher's guide!"

Brooklyn Public Library

Burlington County Library System The Research & Information Center - Kids Commons

California Academy of Sciences

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

California State University Bakersfield - Bookmarks for EDCI 560

Camino Pablo Elementary School

Campbell County School District - Technology Curriculum Pages - Themes

Canadian Botanical Association

Canadian Gardening - How To - Gardening with Kids - Kids and Bulbs - Related Websites

Canadian Gardening - How To - Gardening with Kids - Kids and Seeds - Related Websites

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
"an elementary program for 4th and 5th grade students designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow. From the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service Hawaiian Botany 130: Plants in the Hawaiian"

Cedar Bluffs Schools (Cedar Bluffs, NE)
"Detective Leplant leads fourth- and fifth-grade students on a fun interdisciplinary adventure in botany."

Center for Knowledge Communication
"This website explains a plant's life cycle and describes how long a plant lives and how long it takes to grow, flower, and set seed. After students have read the information they can take a quiz to see how much they know."

Champaign Schools (Champaign, IL)
"This on-line project from the Illinois Cooperative Extension Service (4-H) is probably the best on-line source of information on plants specifically for upper elementary students. There is a teachers guide as well as the student project. Each section in the project has information and activities."

Chicago Botanic Garden - Plant Information Links - Gardening for Kids

Chicago Tribune - News in Education - Prizing Plants
"To investigate plants even further, help Detective LePlant and his partners in The Great Plant Escape. Here, you will learn more details about plant life. Click underlined key terms for definitions. Also as you investigate and solve the cases."

Chicago University Internet Project - Science Links - Life Science

Chimacum Middle School - Plant Classification Webquest

Chris Heumann's Science Site

ClassTech2000.com

Cloudnet.com Personal WEbpage
"An interdisciplinary program for students in grades 4-5 designed to introduce them to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow. available in either Spanish or English."

Cohrane Christian Academy

College of Education, Northern Illinois University
"The Great Plant Escape: you will need to help Detective Le Plant and his partners uncover mysteries about plants. There are five separate mysteries involving different parts of a plant. This interactive site allows students to uncover different facts about plants. This is sure to be a hit among the students."

Colorado State University

Commission Scolaire Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier School Board, Canada

Commission-Scolaire Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier School Board, Canada

Common Wealth of Knowledge
"part of a science lab"

Community Learning Network
"Six interdisciplinary plant science lessons for grade 4 and 5 students from the University of Illinois. Activities to help students increase their understanding of how foods grow, covers math, science, language arts, social studies, music and art."

Congdon Park Elementary School - Mr. Morse's Classroom - Science

Connecticut State Department of Education - Middle School Science - Teaching Resources

Content and Language Integrated Learning Teachers Blog - Natural Sciences Websites

Cooper School Library - 2nd Grade Sites
"Information about plants. The students go on a quest to find information about different types of plants."

Cooperative Authority for Library Automation

County of San Bernardino, California - Library - Children - Life Science
"The Great Plant Escape: Elementary students help detective LePlant solve the mystery of plant life."

Crystal Lake Library (Ellington, CT)

Curricular Resources
"The Great Plant Escape consists of six lessons designed to introduce 4th and 5th grade students to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow. The lessons include multidisciplinary activities (math, science, language arts, social studies, music and art)."

Curriculum Integration Web Book
"Somewhat juvenile, but this site offers a wealth of information. Uses a mystery story format for students to explore the life cycles and structure of plants."

Cybersleuth Kids

Cylinder Gardening (Texas Cooperative Extension)

David Crockett Elementary School - School Resources - Teacher Resources

Davis Middle School

Davis Thayer Elementary School - Online Projects - Plant Parts Cyberhunt - Links

Dawn Licht (4th Grade Teacher)

Debbie's Theme Units
"Students learn all about plants and the scientific method by solving six different mysteries."

Debbie's Unit Factory

Deerlake Middle School - Mrs. Blair, 7th Grade Science - Links

Denver County Cooperative Extension (Colorado State University)

Desert Sands Unified Schools District, CA

Diamond Lake Elementary School - Library Media Center - Learning Links

Discovery Works

DMOZ.org Open Directory

Dr. Labush's Links to Learning

Drs. Cavanaugh Educational Technology

Eartheasy
"this is a great primer on gardening written for children; follow the clues and learn the plant growing basics."

East Connecticut Smart Users - Intermediate Links - Science
"a 4th and 5th grade program designed to introduce students to plant science and increase the understanding of how foods grow."

East St. Louis Action Research Project

Eastridge (TX) Elementary School

Eat. Think. Grow. - Lessons for the School Garden - Flower Dissection Investigation

Edgar Allan Poe School - Poe Science Links - Life Cycles

Education Community
"In this series of online cases, 4th and 5th grade students are asked to "help Detective Le Plant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life." The interdisciplinary lessons at this site combine Web-based activities with hands-on experiments. The site includes six cases, a glossary, links, and a guide for teachers."

Education Place - Houghton Miffin Science
"Help solve the case: Is it dust, dirt, dandruff, or a seed?"

Education World

Education World

Education World
"The mystery concept will keep students interested, while at the same time introducing them to the science of plants."

Education World

Education World - The Interactivity Center - Additional Interactivities
"At this Web site, developed by the University of Illinois Extension, students learn about plants as they help Bud, Sprout, and Detective solve a variety of mysteries. Each of the six lessons is interdisciplinary, and “designed to introduce students to plant science and to increase their understanding of how foods grow.” A teacher’s guide also is provided."

Education World: The Interactivity Center

Educational Technology Training Center - Plants and Gardens - Links

EducationGuardian.co.uk
"This is a fun site for Key stage 3 students to learn about plants choosing from 6 mysteries which contain quick test questions, diagrams and home experiments."

Education-World.com

Edujourney

EduScapes.com

Eduscapes.com

eduscapes.com

eec1.scedk12.com
"In Search of Green Life"

EElink.com

eelink.net
"A teacher’s guide plus activities in which students help Detective Le Plant find clues, do experiments, and solve problems about plants. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/"

eHow: Diagram of the Parts of a Flower

Embrace Challenge! - Links - Science and Science Education Links - Photosynthesis

EmilyCompost.com
"The University of Illinois Extension has done a wonderful job in putting this site together. Great Ideas to implement."

Emma's Linky Dinks - Fun Stuff-Kids Only

Environmental Education on the Internet (Illinois)
"A teachers guide plus activities in which students help Detective Le Plant find clues, do experiments, and solve problems about plants."

Ergonica

e-Tutor.com
"Detective LePlant guides students through the information they need about plants and the part they play in our lives. In six multi-disciplinary lessons, plants, dirt, flowers and bulbs are the center of attention. A teacher's guide integrates the lessons and online quizzes with other instructional ideas."

Exploratorium
"This site uses a mystery-story format to help kids explore and understand the life cycles and structure of plants. The site offers a wealth of accessible information."

Exploratorium Ten Cool Sites
"Another great site from the University of Illinois Extension."

Exploratorium: The museum of science, art and human perception at the Palace of Fine Arts (San Frans
""Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life." A teachers guide is also available. Another great site from the University of Illinois Extension. Cool Site: November/December 2004"

Exploratorium: The museum of science, art and human perception at the Palace of Fine Arts (San Frans
""Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life." A teachers guide is also available. Another great site from the University of Illinois Extension. Cool Site: November/December 2004"

Exploratorium: The museum of science, art and human perception at the Palace of Fine Arts (San Frans
""Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life." A teachers guide is also available. Another great site from the University of Illinois Extension. Cool Site: November/December 2004"

Fairfield Elementary School - Third Grade Links

Federal Gateway
"The Great Plant Escape - U. of Illinois gives you the information you need about plants and the part they play in our lives. Lesson plan format with quizzes."

Fermilab - Teacher Resource Center - Prairie Materials - Web Sites

Fern Bluff Elementary - Online Resources - Fourth Grade Science

Fern Bluff Elementary Online Resources - Fourth Grade Science

Five Points Technology Lab:2nd grade

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - School Gardens

Fremont Magnet Elementary - 5th Grade Science Links - Systems of Living Things - Uses of Plants

Fun Science Sites for Junior School Children
"Help Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life! They will need your help to find clues, do experiments, and solve problems as you journey into the world of plants."

Gamequarium

GardenBed.com

GardenDigest.com

Gardening in Virginia: Children's Corner
"Great Plant Escape http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/ This site for upper elementary students introduces botany and food science It is organized into six "cases" with clues, experiments and problems to be solved with the help of Detective LePlant, aided by Bud and Sprout. Illustrated. Teacher's guide for integrating it into a classroom curriculum."

Gardening with children
"this is a great primer on gardening written for children; follow the clues and learn the plant growing basics."

Gardeninglaunchpad.com

Gardenofpraise.com

GardenofPraise.com

Geometry.net
"A 6-step project designed for grades 4-5 to learn about plant development and how food grows. It has ideas and links for further information. You can get a free poster and email class questions. From the University of Illinois Extension"

Georgia Virtual Learning

Glenview Middle School - Mr. and Mrs. Smith 6th Grade Life Science - The Plant Kingdom

GLIN
"In between Thanksgiving feasts, kids of all ages will enjoy these fun activities. Help "Detective LePlant" identify the different parts of plants, what each part does, and how plants grow and move from your garden to your dinner table."

Granby & Tidewater Park Elementary Schools - Science

Great Falls Elementary School

Gruening Middle School Library - Plants 580
"Click on the carrot to start and then move through the different cases to find information on the parts of a plant, soil, seeds, flowers and more."

Hattpm Elementary School - Library Media Center - Science

Hawaii - Department of Education - Momilani Library - Second Grade - Plants

Heartland Area Education Agency

Hill School: New York

Holston View Elementary (Bristol, TN)
"Students can help Detective Leplant and his partners investigate plant mysteries including cases about soil, plant growth, seeds, and reproduction. Grades 4-5"

HomeSchoolChristian.com

Homeschooling Under the Maple Trees Blog - Science Links

HomeSchooling.about.com

HomeTown.AOL.com
"lesson plans for 4th-5th graders"

HomeworkSpot.com

Houghton Mifflin Company

Houtwal.be - Nomenclatuur plantennamen en taxonomie - G-H

HP Elementary Tech Class - Student Links - Science - Plants

http://www.snark.org/~pjhughes/life.htm

I Can Garden

I Keep Bookmarks - Barb Bodley - Plants

i4c - Internet for Classrooms

IKeepBookmarks.com

Illinois Institute of Technology
"Botany adventure for grades 4 and 5"

In 2 Books - From Seed to Plant - Related Websites

In 2 Books - Hungry Plants - Content - Related Websites

In 2 Books - I Wonder Why Trees have Leaves - Content - Related Websites

Independent School District 196, Minnesota

Indialantic Elementary School - Science Links

Indialantic Elementary School - Science Resources - Comprehensive

Infovek BioWeb

Innovative Designs for Education
"This site has the students helping Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life!"

Innovative Teaching Concepts

Instructional Technology Support - Tech Coaches - Third Grade Resources - Life Science

internet 4 classroom
"Detective LePlant needs your help to solve the mystery of plant life! Designed for grades 4 and 5."

Internet 4 Classrooms
"has an overview of each of the parts of a plant"

Internet 4 Classrooms

Internet 4 Classrooms

Internet 4 Classrooms

internet 4 classrooms
"has an overview of each of the parts of a plant"

Internet Public Library

InternetforClassrooms.com

Iowa State Extension

jc-schools

Jefferson County Schools (Dandridge, TN)
"Students can help Detective Leplant and his partners investigate plant mysteries including cases about soil, plant growth, seeds, and reproduction. Grades 4-5"

Jefferson County Schools (Dandridge, TN)

Jennings School District

Jennings School District (Jennings, Missouri)

Jerrie S. Cheek, Eductional Technology Center, Kennesaw State University

John M. Tobin Montessori School - Science Links - Grade 3

Journey to Forever
"On-line interactive plant science curriculum for grades 4 and 5, from Chicago Urban Gardening, University of Illinois. Great educational site, fun and adventure while uncovering the world of plants. Parallel resources for teachers to guide the lessons as they unfold. Each of the lessons is interdisciplinary, designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow. Includes math, science, language arts, social studies, music and art. Students can work independently or in groups. "How Did Your Lettuce Grow? That's great. Your lettuce is healthy. Now we can go on and make a tossed salad." Clever, well-implemented. See also The Adventures of Squirmin' Herman the Worm, Composting for schools."

K-3 Learning Pages
"Very interactive learning resource. Students must be able to read fairly well&"

Kennesaw State University - Partnership for Reform in Science & Math - Parts of a Plant - Resources

Kids' First Government

Kids' Online Resources
"The Great Plant Escape is an elementary plant science program for 4th and 5th grade students."

Kids.gov - Science- Living Things
"The Great Plant Escape - This site is designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow."

kidskonnect.com

KidsKonnect.com - Life Cycles

Kinder Start Search Engine

King of All Technology - Student Links - Fun Sites for Children

La Harpe School District - Student Links - Miscellanenous Educational Sites for Students

LEARN NC (program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education)

Learning IT - Art, Tech & Creativity Info for Teachers and Students - Great Sites etc.

Lewis Carroll Elementary, Merritt Island, FL
"Take a journey of discovery and learn about plants in this exciting interactive story."

Lexington County School District

LHRIC.org

Liberty Park Elementary
"(Vestavia Hills, Alabama)"

Liberty Park Elementary (Vestavia Hills, AL)

Link to Learning

Link to Learning

LinkToLearning.com

LiveText
"An interactive labeling plant chart. Follow chart directions."

Los Angeles County Office of Education
"Solve 6 mysteries about plants as you investigate how plants grow."

Louisiana Department of Education

Love to Learn

Lowell Elementary School - Student Sites - Websites for Fun and Learning

Lowell MST - Student Sites

Loyola College in Maryland
"A series of lessons in plant science for 4th and 5th grade classrooms."

Luther Burbank Virtual Museum
"This is a very fun, educational site with a mystery theme. Kids can easily navigate through this."

Lyon School (Glenview, IL)
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M.S.D. of Mt. Vernon (Mt. Vernon, IN)
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MacMillan McGraw-Hill - Science - Third Grade

Manchester GATE Elementary School - Student Resources - Grade 3

Manchester University - Student - The Tiny Seed - Pre-Reading Activity - Activity Two

Maple Tree Academy News Blog - Science Links

Maple Tree Academy News Blog - Science Links

Mark Twain Elementary School - Online Student Resources - 3rd Grade - Science

McKinley Elementary School - Science

Meade - Science - Soil - What's the Dirt? - Teacher Notes - Websites

Middle Grades Internet Integration
"These are plant mysteries from the Chicago Extension Service"

Milbank Memorial Library, Columbia University

Milpitas Unified School District, CA

Model School Library
"An elementary program for 4th and 5th grade students. Each of the lessons in this program is interdisciplinary, designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow. Many activities are for students to work independently and some are for group work."

Monroe Montessori School - Content - Classes - C1 Resource Page - Nature Links

Moraga School District, San Francisco

Moravian College - Miss Kuhn - Favorite Educational Links - Science Webpages

Mountain Home Public Schools, Mountain Home, AR

Mountain View Elementary School (Harrisonburg, VA)

Mr. Smith - Systems in Living Things

Mrs. Anderson's 5th Grade Classroom - Student Websites - Science

Mrs. Frawley's Blog - Party - Science

Mrs. Holman's Third Grade - Blog - Websites

Mrs. Holman's Third Grade - Other Websites

Mrs. Holman's Third Grade Blog - Last Day of MSA - Other Websites

Mrs. Holman's Third Grade Blog - Link to Other Websites

Mrs. Mitchell's Virtual School

Mrs. Mitchell's Virtual School - Plants for Kids

Mrs. Page - Seventh Grade - Life Science

Mrs. VanDyke - Reading Sites - What are the Parts of Plants?

Mrs. Werook, Winthrop School

Mrs. Zumwalt's Technology Blog

My eCoach - eLibrary - The Great Plant Escape
"The Great Plant Escape is a terrific site for upper elementary students. The focus is on plant life and plants for food. Included are teacher lessons, student activities (both individual and group), etc. This activity is also in Spanish."

NASA Quest - Student Resources
"The Great Plant Escape. Retrieved August 20, 2001, from the University of Illinois Extension Web site: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/case1/c1facts1b.html. Although the target audience for "The Great Plant Escape" is 4th grade, some pages offer a broad definition of the plant life cycle that makes good introductory material."

National Climatic Data Center - Climate Resources
"Annual Cycle - Plants The University of Illinois Extension's "The Great Plant Escape" provides an overview of how different plants adapt to different climates and growth cycles."

National Climatic Data Center - Rousruces: One Year Scale - Links

National Education Telecommunications Network

National Education Telecommunications Network

National Teacher Training Institute

Natural Selection

NC State University - Mission 3 - Web Resources - Adventure of the Agronauts

Newspapers in Education

Newton County Library System - Discover - Weblinks - Science

Newton Public Schools - Northridge Elementary School - Third Grade Links - Science

Nicholls State University
"Led by the sleuthing of Detective Leplant, students’ grades 4 and 5 can go on a fun interdisciplinary adventure in botany."

NIE Online

North American Association for Environmental Education
"A teachers guide plus activities in which students help Detective Le Plant find clues, do experiments, and solve problems about plants."

North Carolina State University - Adventures of the Agronauts - Mission 2 Resources

North Carolina State University- Adventures of the Agronaut

North Central College (Naperville, IL)

North Glendale Elementary (Glendale, MO)

Northern Hills Middle School Media Center

Northview Elementary

Oakland Elementary (Suffolk, VA)

Ocala Star Banner in Education - Links - Science

Okanagan University College, British Columbia, Canada
"In this series of online cases, 4th and 5th grade students are asked to "help Detective Le Plant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life." The interdisciplinary lessons at this site combine Web-based activities with hands-on experiments. The site includes six cases, a glossary, links, and a guide for teachers."

Oklahoma Homeschool - Botany Unit

Oklahoma University

Olympic Heights School

Omaha Public Schools - Tech Hub - Blog - Ways to Integrate Technology

Ontiveros Elementary School (Santa Maria, CA)

Open School BC (Canada)

Oregon Fish & Wildlife Office - Web Resources for Educators and Students
"The Great Plant Escape - Teacher's Guide http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/"

Own & Mzee - Mzee's Secret - Global Links - Ecology Links

PBS.org

PBS.org Teachers' Source
"The University of Illinois Extension introduces upper elementary students to plant science and understanding how foods grow. The story is a mystery, with 6 cases to solve. A glossary in provided for new terms. The Teacher’s Guide provides background to the topics, questions to pose when introducing the concepts, objectives, setting up experiments, and ideas for extending the lessons. The student version of each case provides a case brief, facts, mysteries, and activities."

Pbworks.com - Elementary Curriculum Resources - Body Systems - Plants

Pinellas County Schools - Perkins Elemetary School - Favorite Web Sites -

Pinellas Park School - Mr. McLaughlin - Introduction of Plants

Pollinator Paradise

Porta Portal

Portals 2 Learning (Michelle Aron Home Page)

Prentice Hall School

Prentice-Hall @ School
"Help detective Le Plant unlock the mysteries of plant life at this site from the University of Illinois Extension."

Princess Anne Elementary (Nanaimo, B.C., Canada)

Priscilla Theroux (Teacher, Alberta, Canada)

Quia Web

Quia.com

Red Pine Elementary - Student Links - First Grade

Resource Central

Rhode Island Network for Educational Technology - Glocester School - Third Grade Resource Page

Richardson Independent School District (Richardson, TX)

Riverdeep (Educational Software Company)

Riverside Elementary School

Rochingham County Public Schools - John Wayland Elementary School - Science Sites - Plants

Rockingham County Public Schools - RCPS Elementary Sites - Science - Botany

Roseys.net

Rothschild Learning Services

Saint Louis Public Library, MO
"Help Detective LePlant on his search to find plants that are an important part of your life."

San Bernadine County Library
"Elementary students help detective LePlant solve the mystery of plant life."

San Bernardino County (CA)

San Diego State University
""The Great Plant Escape." University of Illinois and Champaigne-Urbana. Website to introduce 4th and 5th graders to the mysteries of plants."

San Diego State University

San Diego State University
""The Great Plant Escape." University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Website to introduce 4th and 5th graders to the mysteries of plants."

Saskatchewan Rivers School - Webquest on Multi-Grade Planning

Saskatoon Pulic Schools (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)

Sassafrass Grove School (Missouri)

Schenectady City School District, New York

Scholastic Inc.

Scholastic.com

Scholastic.com

School of the Madeleine (San Diego, CA)

Science 2 Discover

Science Buddies

Science Buddies
"Visit the website of "The Great Plant Escape" to help Detective Le Plant solve 6 cases, learn about plants, use the glossary to learn new terms and see pictures of plant parts"

science buddies
"Visit the website of "The Great Plant Escape" to help Detective Le Plant solve 6 cases, learn about plants, use the glossary to learn new terms and see pictures of plant parts:"

Science Buddies - Shoots: How do Mint Plants Branch to Form New Stems?

Science Buddies.org - Science Fair Project Ideas - Attack of the Killer Cabbage Clones

Science Buddies.org - Science Fair Project Ideas - Radiant Radish Seeds - Bibliography

Science Buddies.org - Science Fair Projects - How Many Seeds Do Different Types of Fruit Produce?

Science Spot

sciencespot.net

ScienceTeacherStuff.com

Scott Foresman Science

Scotts Botanical links - Univ of Oklahoma

Shenandoah Elementary - Explore - Learning Links - Science
"Learn about the parts of a plant, plants we eat, and how to grow plants. This is a very interactive site!"

Shenendehowa Central Schools, NY
"This site, developed by Illinois Cooperative Extension Service, is for 4th and 5th grade students but could be used for grade 1 with modifications (see questions and links below).The site is set up as a mystery and the students have six cases to solve. There is also a glossary, links, a guide for teachers and ask a plant expert (ask LaPlant). The links are excellent."

SheNet.org - Media Center - Third Grade - Science

Simply Science

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board (Quebec, Canada)

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board, Quebec, Canada

SkewlSites.com

SkewlSites.com

Skieston School District - Circle of Life - Botanist Research Page - Research Links

SLEUTh Academy - EDU Blogs - About - Life and Environment

SLEUTh Academy - Science Club Quest Challenge - Moon Base Eagle

SLEUTh Academy - Virtual Science - Life and Environment

Snark.org - Life - Life Science Education

Solutions for Homeschool - Links for Kids: Grades K-2 - Science

South Australia Department of Education
"University of Illinois Extension works wherever there are educational needs in urban, suburban, and rural locations. The Great Plant Escape gives children information about the planet, it's environment and the animals that live on it."

South Central RTEC

South Dakota State University - Biology - Population Biology - How do Flowering Plant Reproduce?

South Dakota State University - Natural Sciences - Classes - Lab 2.6 - Sepal

South Newton Elementary (Kentland, Indiana)

South Salem Elementary School - Computer Lab - Great Sites for Kids

Spartacus Educational
"Schools Online is a web site packed full of imaginative curricula and teaching ideas from the professionals at University of Illinois Extension. It's sites include The Great Plant Escape that teaches students the great mysteries of plant life. Case by case the students will check the clues, try experiments and solve problems as Bud and Sprout journey into the world of plants. Students learn the basics of composting, germination, seeds and soils."

spike2000.com

Spolem

St. Mary School (Columbus, OH)

St. Petersburg Times
"The Great Plant Escape is an upper elementary program for teaching about plant science. The site includes an accompanying teacher's guide."

St. Stephen's Catholic School - External Links of Interest - Science

StartSpot Mediaworks

State Library of Queensland
"Great Plant Escape is an elementary program for 4th and 5th grade students. Each of the lessons in this program is interdisciplinary, designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow."

Stevens Creek Elementary School - Computer Lab - Fifth Grade

Students-IS 3

Sycamore Elementary

TANTASQUA REGIONAL JUNIOR HIGH

Teach Net Lab

Teacher Net

Teacher Resources for Instructional Planning - Mobile County Public School System

teachernet.gov.uk

TeacherPlace.net

Teacher's Info Port to Technology, Univ of Toledo

Teacher's Info-Port to Technology - Science - Resources for Children

Teachers Resources: Sunflower PH

Teachers Tap
"Learn about plants (English and Spanish) for grades 3-5."

Teach-nology.com
"An online lesson for learning about the plant kingdom."

The Creator's Fingerprints - Kids Links - Nature Games and Activities

The Gainsville Sun - Newspaper in Education - Links - Plants

The Green Thumb Mystery

The Little Red Schoolhouse

The Science Spot

The Science Spot

The Teacher's Corner
"Learn more about plants and life cycles while solving a mystery. What fun!"

The Teacher's Guide

The Teaching Home: A Christian Magazine for Home Educators (e-Newsletter) - Learning About Plants

The Youth Online Club

theteacherscorner.net

Tierramerica

Tierramerica

Tippecanoe Valley School Corp - Web Links
"The Great Plant Escape presents plant life science lessons. Students can help the detective unlock the mystery of plant life. There are six cases, all dealing with plant biology. Good for upper elementary. Includes a teacher's guide and an illustrations."

Topmarks for Excellence in Education (UK)
"This attractive site is designed to introduce pupils to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow. It could be helpful for Science SATs preparation. Suitable for Key Stages 2 and 3. [Search on 'plant']"

Tree of Life Web Project

Trinity International University, IL

Tucson Unified School District

Turkeyfoot Valley Library

TUSD Curriculum And Instruction Resources

UCI Summer Science Institute 2001
"Help Detective LePlant unlock the mysteries of plant life."

UK Yahoo! Directory

UMass Lowell

UMassK12-S!
"Activities, lesson plan"

Underwood Elementary School - Fourth Grade Eagles - Sensational Science Sites - Plants

United National International School
"Led by the sleuthing of Detective LePlant, students grades 4 and 5 can go on a fun interdisciplinary adventure in botany."

University of Delaware Cooperative Extension 4-H Project Information

University of Florida College of Education

University of Lisboa - Science - Importance of Soil - Learn More - Interesting Sites on the Web

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension - Lancaster County

University of North Carolina School of Education
"Help inspector Le Plant solve mysteries as you learn about plants. From University of Illinios Urbana Champaign."

University of Sioux Falls - Education Department - K- 8 Science Sites - Great Science Sites

USDA-Hot links for teachers

Utah Education Network

Vaughan Public Library
"This site provides information about plants such as their structure, life cycle and parts. This site tells you how to grow lettuce indoors. Prepared By: University of Illinois Extension / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Curriculum Area: Science & Technology Grade Level: 3 Date Reviewed: April 9, 2002"

Vermilion Parish Schools - 3rd Grade - Homework - Science - Unit 5 - Plant and Animal Systems

Vermilion Parish Schools - Second Grade Science - Basic Needs of Living Things

Vermillion Parish Public Schools (Abbeville, LA)

Virginia Beach City Publice Schools - Princess Anne Elementary - Fourth Grade

Virginia Tech Library - Culinary - Nutrition Central - Kids Links and Cool Stuff

Wacona Elementary School - Web Resources - Links - Soil - Soil

Walter McKenzie's Surfaquarium

Wariner Partnerships Schools - Curriculum Resources - Science - Rocks & Soils - Soiled Again

Warrensburg Schools

Washington State University

WeBeANS Corporation

WebGrammar.com

WebInstituteForTeachers.org

Welbourne Primary School (England)

West Street School - Sites for Students - Science

West Warwick Public Library - Children's Science Sites - Plants and the Environment

White Lake School District ( White Lake, SD)

Williamson County Schools - Woodland Middle School - Nelson Turner - Course Resources

Willow Springs School District

Wilton Library - Children - Science
"Detective LePlant guides students through the information they need about plants and the part they play in our lives."

Windham (ME) School District

www.ambrit-rome.com
"Learning Activities"

www.gardenforever.com

www.surfnetkids.com

Wyman Elementary - Online Student Resources - Subject Links - Science

Yahoo Directory

Yahoo Directory

Yahoo!

Yahoo! Australia

Yahoo! Australia & New Zealand
"elementary programme for 4th and 5th grade students designed to introduce them to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow."

Yahoo! Canada
"elementary program for 4th and 5th grade students designed to introduce them to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow."

Zeeks.com

 

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