At the GBG:
Plant Science Field Trips:
The GBG staff gives educational field trips
from May through the beginning of October for preschool through elementary-aged
children. These programs are tailored to individual teacher needs.
Teachers often bring their own activities with them to supplement
their classroom work, things like art projects.
Science in the Garden:
The GBG staff assists any educational group in conducting meaningful
experiments in the Garden.
Learn gardening as part of the Junior Master Gardener 4-H club.
GBG ABC Coloring Book
Schools and daycares may download this ABC coloring book for use in
On the Web:
Based Learning: Why garden with youth?
The Partnership for Plant Based Education includes the following
organizations, the American Horticultural Society, the United States
Botanic Garden, the National Gardening Association, the National Wildlife
Federation, and the Chicago Botanic Garden.
You can also read summaries of two major papers relating to plant-based
education initiatives from the AHS
website.--a link to the full text is available for the second
article in the review.
Other really great places on children's gardens to visit on the