Welcome to the Pilot of the BSA
through Plants" project!
The "Scientific Inquiry through Plants" project
is a collaboration of Scientists, Educators and Students seeking to create
on online community, fostering discovery and mentorship in the sciences
through the use of plants. To learn more about the project "click
This site contains our initial "proof of concept projects"
(first pilot) from the spring of 2005. Late in September, 2005 we will
open the updated BSA Sip3
site at www.plantbiology.org
and we will run our fall pilot projects. In early 2006 we will officially
launch the site in celebration of the Botanical Society of America's first
100 years as a scientific society.
We'd like to thank the students, teachers and the schools
listed below for their involvement in the first pilot. You have helped
us learn a great deal about scientific inquiry and mentoring through a
We thank and acknowledge the members of the project development
here) for their vision, input and dedication to both science and education.
Over the of months of April and May, 2005, we tested (piloted)
the Sip3 concept. The
participating Schools, with links out to the teams and their research,
are listed below. Please enjoy exploring our progress. In the spirit of
science we'd appreciate your comments and feedback to assist in the evolution
of the project. Please email us at: please contact: email@example.com
We hope you enjoyed watching our progress!
Schools appearing as links (blue) have projects on the site.
Follow the link to the teams, peer and scientist comments and to each