April 2–June 8; 60-minute experience
Become a botanist as we explore the science and history of flowers while strolling through beautiful gardens. Explore the folklore and historical uses behind some of our garden’s most pungent and pretty flowers.
What will my students do?
Dissect a flower
Plant a seed to take home
Stroll through our gardens and find out how people use plants
What will my students learn?
A plant is a living thing that needs soil, water and sunlight to grow and stay alive
Plants are an important part of our lives– for aesthetics, food, and medicine
Different parts of a plant perform different functions, there’s a system
Language Arts F.7.3, F.7.4, F.7.10, F.7.32, F.7.41
Mathematics F.5.17, F.4.6, F.4.18, F.5.11, F.5.16, F.6.1, F.5.2, F.5.18
Science F.1.8, F.1.5, F.1.3, F.2.4
Social Studies F.1.4, F.2.2