Table of Contents

From the book: Botany

Botany

Contents

Introduction to Botany ... 1

A Note on Teaching the Reproductive Qualities of Plants ... 3

Recommended Sources ... 4

The Plant Kingdom as a Whole ... 5

Planning the Lesson Book and the Weeks Ahead ... 7

Dictation and Writing Exercises ... 8

The Whole Plant (First Lessons) ... 9

Plants as the Earth's Soul Made Visible ... 11

Introducing Mushrooms and Fungi ... 12

Algae and Seaweed ... 16

The Lichens ... 19

The Mosses ... 21

Ferns and Horsetails ... 24

Drawing Plants ... 27

Introducing the Conifers ... 35

Monocotyledons ... 40

Bulbs and Lilies ... 41

The Grasses ... 46

Dicotyledons and the Rose ... 48

The Great Trees: Crowning Glory ... 53

Plant Environments ... 56

Zones of Plant Growth ... 56

Plant Metamorphosis ... 57