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The resource is useful for teacher's professional development by alerting educators to many plant misconceptions in teaching literature. In the thought provoking, peer reviewed resource fifty additional misconceptions are identified. In this complementary article to "Avoid Misconceptions When Teaching about Plants" the author addresses undergeneralizations, overgeneralizations, obsolete concepts and terms, misidentifications, and flawed research. A glossary at the end of the article compares words used in botany with their popular usage.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    NSDL,Learner,Graduate,General public & informal education,Cell biology,Profession (degree program),Botany & Plant Science,Reference Material,Life Science,Article,Teach,Teacher,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Soil Biology,Learn,Research,Ecology,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721035809756T,Non-journal article,Continuing education,Education,Geoscience,Undergraduate upper division 15-16

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    English

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