BOTANIC GARDEN EDUCATION FOR A NEW MILLENNIUM

Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Towards a Wider Perspective

From the good earth: lessons from the past, inspirations for the future
Michael Ableman

Stand up, stand up and be counted: education for sustainability and the journey of getting from here to there
John Fien

Reflections on action: towards a clear framework for education practice in botanic gardens
Ally Ashwell

Planning & Policies

The education master plan: making choices for the future
Eden Foster

What kids really want in a garden for children: fact vs. fiction
Monica Buntin Myhill

La utilización de los jardines botánicos como recurso didáctico: planificación de una visita al Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo
Mestres Izquierdo

The potential role of African botanic gardens in environmental awareness programmes and the need to be involved in education
George Owusu-Afriyie

Un modelo para la enseñanza de la ecología en el área de influencia mediterránea
Fernando Saiz-Alcántara

Botanical gardens education in the new South Africa: towards just provision of educational opportunity
Joel Mkefe & Ally Ashwell

Assessing the value of an exchange visit to the Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden
Nkopane Moteka

Propuesta didáctica para el Jardín del 'Huerto de las Flores' Agaete - Gran Canaria - Islas Canarias
Rubén Naranjo Rodríguez, José Luis Rodríguez Armas

Gardens & Schools: a Natural Alliance

Graduate studies at The New York Botanical Garden
David L. Lentz

Creating ex-situ conservation gardens in schools and the wider community
Andrew Smith

Promoting science participation through garden explorations
Lisa K. Wagner and Mary E. Olien

Restoring our relationship with the land - linking children to nature
Molly Fifield Murray

Nuestro programa de educación ambiental: cumple con la frase 'piense globalmente pero actue localmente'
Raúl E. Rivero

Plants in motion: an attempt to capture their development and construction
Antonio José López-Quintana

Plants and culture: ethnobotany and education
Ian Darwin Edwards and Susie Kelpie

Connecting to the curriculum: kehidupan sehari-hari - an Indonesian language trail in the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Steve Meredith

Down the garden path: the use of stories and storytelling to raise environmental awareness
Bill Graham and Sue Bird

Rare plant conservation education for children
Tammera Race

Botanical electives within the Smith College Summer Science Program
Susan McGlew

Educational activity at the University of Padua Botanic Garden: an educational experiment for partially sighted schoolboys
R.Ondertoller, M.Zuanelli, A.Todaro, N.Tornadore, P.Giulini

With eyes sensitive to green
Ingela Jagne

Botany for young children: a workshop to explore teaching methods using art to study plants
Dawn Sanders

El jardín botánico como taller de expresión plástica
Fabiola Ubani García

Why do we need trees?
Andrew Smith

Playing to learn
Kevin Beckett

The Whole World Cake Treasure Hunt
Sue Baughan

Does a visit to a botanic garden really matter?
Mary South

Educational activity of the Botanical Garden of the Ukrainian State University
Yaroslav Dudych

La historia de los jardines botánicos como recurso didáctico: el Jardín Botánico Canario "Viera y Clavijo"
María Luisa Iglesias Hernández

Promoviendo conservación de orquideas en Costa Rica
Raúl E. Rivero

¿Educamos en los jardines botánicos?
Ezequiel Guerra de la Torre

The bitter-sweet taste of chocolate
Marina Hethke

Partnerships for Learning - Public and Community Education

Regional interpretation: linking our natural and cultural diversity
Gary Schwetz

Public education for all ages at the Singapore Botanic gardens
Foong Tai Wu , Jennifer Ng, Marie Jacintha Nathan, Janice Yau Chew Kuan

Science and environmental education: a hands-on approach
Leonore Alaniz

Botanical art and ecological education
Diane Barthel-Bouchier

Primer programa de educación pública en el Jardín Botánico Nacional
Marcia Ricci

Planting to replace: helping local communities to conserve their forest resources
James Ewane Sumelong

A new educational tool for Siberians and ecotourists
Svetlana Sizykh

Healing plants: medicine across time and cultures, an outdoor exhibition and medicine trunk
Elayna Singe

The role of botanic gardens in the dissemination of ethnobotanical knowledge in Kenya
Abel Barasa Atiti

Aiming for excellence in adult education: blooming partnership
Russel Wedge

Aiming for excellence in adult education: successful certificate programs at the New York Botanic Garden
Kim Asimake

Interpretation at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Carol M. Cochran

Australia's native food plants: towards a sustainable future
Julie Foster

Native plant education at The Holden Arboretum
Paul Spector

Bringing the plant kingdom to life: communities, cultures and creating concepts
John Ellison and Laura Giuffrida

Order, Order - taxonomy in action: interpreting the order beds at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Pat Griggs

Public Education in the Shenzhen Fairy Lake Botanic Garden
Feng Huiling, Li Gang, Pan Xinliang

The installation of an interpretation trail about the rescue of endangered plants inside educational greenhouses
Loc Ruellan

Medicinal plants for survival: FRLHT's educational programme for the conservation of medicinal plants in a biocultural perspective
Darshan Shankar & Biswajit Majumdar

The Jersey orchid recovery programme - an opportunity for education?
Margaret Ramsay, Grace Prendergast, Junko Oikawa

The Bombay Natural History Society: a little about its contribution towards nature conservation and education
Neelam Patil

Botanical Education in the Horto Medicinale of Padua in the sixteenth century: perhaps the earliest example of teaching in a botanic garden
Elsa M Cappelletti, Andrea Ubrizsy Savoia, Giancarlo Cassina

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