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Teaching Hands-On Life Science Using Wisconsin Fast Plants

Wisconsin Fast Plants are perfect for teaching life science in the classroom! Initially developed as a research tool at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Fast Plants have 30+ years of use as a model organism in K-12 education. This post is an introduction to teaching with Fast Plants, with links for easy access to materials that support developing and implementing hands-on life science teaching in your own classroom.

What life science topics can I teach with Fast Plants?

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Materials have been designed for all ages! View Lessons and Investigations on our website to get started at your grade level.

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How can I learn more about teaching life science with Fast Plants?

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