Curricula - World of Plants
World of Plants kit contents
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The "World of Plants" lessons were written or adapted by a group of local elementaty school teachers who were part of the Peabody Fellows in Plant Sciences program during the 2008 – 2009 academic year. Focused on Grades 2 – 4, the documents below include grade-level appropriate activities about basic botany and plant ecology that are linked to Connecticut State science standards.


"World of Plants" lesson plans:



Grade 2 lesson plans

Grade 3 lesson plans

Grade 4 lesson plans


A "World of Plants" teaching kit is available for teachers to borrow and use in their classroom.


For more information please contact Project Director Jim Sirch at or 203 432 6919.