Nutrien Garden of life

On-site Program

Green and Gorgeous (3-5)

In this program students will act as budding botanists, learning about the importance of plants in our world. Through station-based activities aimed at discovering various aspects of plants, such as seed dispersal, pollination, life cycles and function of anatomy, students will reflect on the question, “How does our understanding and appreciation of plants help us to protect our environment?”

Length: 60 minutes
Program times: 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m.
Maximum students: 32

  • October-March: $240
  • April-June: $295

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Curricular Connections

Grade 3

  • New Curriculum
    • Analyze and describe how plants and animals interact with each other and within environments

Grade 4

  • Current Curriculum
    • Describe the importance of plants to humans and their importance to the natural environment
    • Identify and describe general purpose of plant roots, stems, leaves, and flowers
    • Recognize plant requirements for growth
    • Recognize that plants of the same kind have a common life cycle and produce new plants that are similar but not identical
    • Describe different ways that seeds are distributed
  • New Curriculum
    • Analyze and relate external structures to functions

Grade 5

  • New Curriculum
    • Investigate the internal systems of organisms and explain how they support vital biological processes