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The theme of the week: "Botany"

The theme of the week: "Botany"

Did you know that there are about 400,000 plant species on Earth? Many thousands of plants on land and in the ocean are not identified or categorized. Plants keep us alive, as sources of medicine, oxygen, and food, but we don't know very much about the majority of plant species. Plant life and its importance are studied in botany. Flowers, trees, grasses, cacti, seaweed, and other plants are all studied as part of botany. Botanists work hard to learn about, organize, and help protect different kinds of plants. Earth has a lot of exciting, wonderful living things that are ready for you to study!