Sophia’s Schoolhouse Episode 010: Learning History From Plants

Watch the two-minute episode on the Sophia’s Schoolhouse blog. Use the selected resources below to discover more on this topic.

Selected Additional Resources

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens: The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm provides education, public outreach, and applied research in horticultural and environmental sciences.

Biodiversity Heritage Library: If you are interested in reading literature written by famous plant explorers and botanists like Floyd McClure and Albert Newton Steward, you will want to explore the large digital collection on the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

The Diaries of Floyd Alonzo McClure: Blog entry by Emily Hunter, Field Book Project discussing the life and work of Floyd Alonzo McClure.

Database of Hibaku Jumoku – Atomic-Bombed Trees of Hiroshima: PDF document created by volunteers with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research that lists all the known trees in Hiroshima that survived the atomic blast.

Atomic Seeds: Article about a 2010 exhibit at the Horticultural Society of New York featuring Hibaku trees, trees that survived the bombing in Hiroshima.