Scientist Mentor Resources
PlantingScience Mentor Resources
What type of project do you want your students to explore? Read through 9 PlantingScience Investigation Themes for ideas and topics related to plant growth, reproduction, regulation, and genetics.
Mentor Roadmap I: Learn how you can support students as they explore a topic, develop a research question, plan a study, carry out their study, visualize and analyze data, and make sense of findings.
Mentor Roadmap II: Learn more about your role as a PlantingScience mentor and how to communicate with your student team more effectively. Support students as they communicate science — design lab notebooks, use sketching and drawing effectively, argue from evidence, and make presentations.
What should a mentor expect? Review the mentor handbook for how PlantingScience works in the classroom and online.
Plant Investigation Toolkit
Do you or does the team you are mentoring need some basic plant biology research information? These resources range from basic plant care to simple analytical techniques.
Where are the resources for the investigation themes? To quickly find any resource on a particular investigation theme or access consent forms, you can search through this database.