Issue 12

Polar Plants

Did you know that Antarctica is home to two species of plants? At the opposite end of the earth, over a thousand plant species grow on the Arctic tundra. And that's not counting the many species of algae and lichens that are not classified as plants. In this issue, we highlight high quality resources for teaching plant classification, life cycles, and adaptations. Enrich your practice with our professional resources and discover science lessons and informational text to engage your students.

Photo: White cottongrass in Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland. Photo copyright Henning Thing, ThingsUnlimited.