What is Botany? - Definition, History & Uses


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Botany is the study of _____.

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1. Botany is a branch of _____, which is the general study of living organisms.

2. Which of the following probably has the LEAST direct connection to botanical science?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about botany? You can answer these questions on key topics like an explanation of botany and a branch of science to which it belongs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following:

  • Something that's not closely related to botany
  • The origins of the science of botany
  • Botanical studies and how they impact the rest of the world

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on botany
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a branch of science that's related to botany and the time period when botany was first studied
  • Making connections - use your understanding of botanical studies and how they help developed countries

Additional Learning

Learn more about botany with the helpful lesson called What is Botany? - Definition, History & Uses. Specifically, you'll be covering these topics:

  • Areas of botanical science
  • De Materia Medica that was written by Dioscorides
  • A resurgence of the study of botany in the 17th century
  • Discoveries that were made in botanical science
  • The way botany is used today