Biology College of Life Sciences
Recognition, characteristics, and uses of common trees and shrubs.
Knowledge of Plant Biology
Demonstrate a mastery of plant morphology and associated terminology by successfully using a taxonomic key to identify native and cultivated trees and shrubs.
Use the most recent scientific and common names to correctly identify approximately 200 different plant species using distinguishing characteristics both in the field and with collected specimens.
Build a Natural History Collection
Build and document a botanical natural history collection by collecting and preparing a scientifically useful plant specimen with the necessary label information.