What is the Arboretum? Students will learn what an arboretum is, where it is located and why it is important.
A Coat For a Seed Students will learn concepts connected to the life cycles of plants via the exploration of the parts of a bean. (Estimated activity time: 30 minutes.)
Plant Parts This activity helps students learn about plant structures by letting them identify which parts of plants some familiar foods represent. For example, is broccoli a fruit, a stem, a bunch of leaves, or flowers? (Estimated activity time: 30-45 minutes.)
Seed Need This activity helps students see how some plants use animals to carry their seeds and disperse them. (Estimated activity time: 40 minutes.)
Odes to Plants In this activity, students will communicate information about plants through creative poetry, which can incorporate personal values as well as facts. (Estimated activity time: 30 minutes.)