School Programs: 1st grade

Habitat Hunters (meets standards 1.L.1, 1.L.2): What do plants and animals need to survive? Go on a scavenger hunt to find animal homes in the Gardens. Find resources and learn how living things get what they need.

Discovery Garden: Introduce students to agriculture and sustainable gardening. What’s the difference between a fruit and a vegetable?  What parts of plants do we eat?  See bees, chickens, an orchard, vegetables and fruits, a historic tobacco barn and more.

Math in the Gardens: Measure, multiply or map your way through the garden. Learn about the different kinds of math that garden staff members use every day and solve your own garden math problem. Program content will be adjusted to match appropriate grade level standards.

Garden Walk: For larger groups with limited time. A guided walk to introduce students to the four major areas of the garden.  This program is planned for 1 hour or less. Fee of $2 per student.