Plant Connections Leader’s Guide—Lesson 1: What Is a Plant?
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Easton, Janice, and Deborah J. Glauer. 2015. “Plant Connections Leader’s Guide—Lesson 1: What Is a Plant? 4H358/4H358, Rev. 1/2015”. EDIS 2015 (2):35.


This revised document is the first lesson of the Kids Growing with Plant Connections Leader’s Guide. It is part of the 4-H Plant Connections Curriculum, which is aimed at educating youth about the basics of horticulture. In this guide, youth will be exposed to information on plants and the plant kingdom. Written by Janice Easton and Deborah J. Glauer, and published by the UF Department of 4-H Youth Development, January 2015.

4H358/4H358: Plant Connections Leader's Guide—Lesson 1: What Is a Plant? (
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