Plants for Food and Fibre (G7) *UPDATED*
Exploring a World Without Plants
It’s easy to take plants for granted – they’re just there. But what would the world be like without them? We answer this question by exploring the many ways we rely on plants. Come participate in a scavenger hunt in the Garden of Life to discover exotic plants that provide us with everything from chocolate to lipstick. Click HERE for a more detailed outline of the program.
Plants for Food and Fibre
Grade Seven – Plants for Food and Fibre
Length: 90 minutes
Time offered: 10:00am, 12:00pm
Program Fees for 17/18 school year: $225 September - March
$275 April - June
Program Fees for 18/19 school year:
$225 September - November
$175 December - February (add on a self-guided backpack for free!*)
$280 March - June
*Click here for more information about the self-guided backpacks
Maximum 37 students
For detailed availabilty please check the Program Schedule
Booking information and guidelines
Please look through our booking procedures to help you fill in a booking form. It includes important information relating to class sizes and chaperones as well as other frequently asked questions.
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