Student Misconceptions about Plants – A First Step in Building a Teaching Resource†

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Wynn, April N.; Pan, Irvin L.; Rueschhoff, Elizabeth E.; Herman, Maryann A. B.; Archer, E. Kathleen;
  • Publisher: American Society of Microbiology
  • Journal: Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education,volume 18,issue 1 (issn: 1935-7877, eissn: 1935-7885)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v18i1.1253, pmc: PMC5524439
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | Perspectives | Plants | plant biology | student misconceptions | teaching resource | LC8-6691 | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Plants are ubiquitous and found in virtually every ecosystem on Earth, but their biology is often poorly understood, and inaccurate ideas about how plants grow and function abound. Many articles have been published documenting student misconceptions about photosynthesis... View more
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