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Guided Programs Pre-K – K

Guided Field Trip Programs PreK

Monday through Friday
10 – 11 a.m. for 60 minute programs
10 – 11:30 a.m. for 90 minute programs
$120 per class
Maximum Number of Students: 25 for PreK and 30 for K
A 1:5 ratio of chaperones to students is required.

Discovering Plants
Fall, Early Spring, Spring
Become a junior botanist as you learn about the roles of plant parts! To experience plant parts in action, students will explore the Garden, the Greenhouses, or the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden, weather permitting. Each student will pot a plant to take home.
ELS: 11.A, 12.A, 12.B; NGSS: LS1
Pre- and Post-Trip Activities

Science With Your Senses
Fall, Early Spring, Spring
Your young scientists will embark on a sensory exploration! Students will learn to use all their senses to make good scientific observations while investigating and comparing the plants and animals they see in the Garden. Each student will pot a plant to take home.
ELS: 11.A, 13.A; NGSS: LS1, ESS3.A

Trees and Trains (90 min.)
Holiday
Learn how to identify evergreen tree families by touch and sight. Learn about their unique adaptations to the change in seasons. Visit the enchanting Wonderland Express exhibition to experience the trees and trains. Students will take home a special holiday craft.
ELS: 11.A, 12.A, 13.B; NGSS: LS1, ESS3.A

Outrageous Orchids: Sensational Explorers (90 min.)
Orchid Show
Students will use their senses to explore in the enchanting world of orchids. We will investigate orchid shape, color, and smell while also learning about the origins of vanilla. Each student will pot a plant to take home. Admission to seasonal orchid show included.
ELS: 11.A, 12.A, 13.B; NGSS: LS1, ESS3.A