Welcome to Plant STEM for K-12 Education

Introducing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through inquiry activities centered on plants.


Background information on the systems that we study, with plants as the principal focus.

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Step-by-step methods to help children learn more about different kinds of plants.

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See what our schools are doing to engage students with plant science.

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Resources on plant biology and student-made content.

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Learn about Mark Eastburn and others involved in this project.

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Connect with groups and agencies that are involved with plant biology.

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Engaging with plants; inspiring future scientists!

“It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”

David Attenborough