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Goals of the Project

The PIC is designed to accomplish the following four goals:

  • Demonstrate a successful cooperation between the university, the public school system, and the public library

  • Create and test an interactive Plant Information Center for the general public, libraries, and public schools

  • Test the usefulness of digital images of herbarium specimens for plant identification and for inspiring the public and public school children with the aims and methods of professional botanical science

  • To develop educational experiences using primary research materials from the herbarium for 6th grade students.

Revised 3/13/2001.