April 2–June 8
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?
Watch a time-lapse video of a seed growing beneath the earth
Dissect a seed
Plant a seed to take home
Stroll through our gardens and find out how people use plants for everyday life
Explore the anatomy of a flower through the use of models, diagrams and dissection
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
parts of a plant perform different
functions, there’s a system
Language Arts K.7.2
Science K.1.1, K.1.2, K.4.1, K.4.2, K.6.1
Social Studies K.1.1
Language Arts 1.7.1, 1.7.2
Science 1.4.2, 1.4.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2
Social Studies 1.1.1, 1.1.2
Language Arts 2.7.1, 2.7.2, 2.7.3, 2.7.12
Science 2.1.1, 2.4.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2