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Grow Your Students’ Minds in our Discovery Garden

Projects and programmes

Posted: 09 July 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9vmh

Te Kaapuia o Te Waoku – We are all part of nature.

Join us in the Wellington Botanic Garden for a unique education experience. Our programme offers primary-aged students an opportunity to get hands-on with plants and learn about the different ways we use them. We focus on four key areas: food, fibre, medicine and construction.

Curriculum overview

Our vision is to be connected to the land and the environment. In our programme, students will discover the value of ecological sustainability whilst learning about the importance of plants and their impact on people.

Key competencies

  • Students will learn to think critically about the relationship between people and plants.
  • They will actively participate and contribute to the growth and care of plants.

Visit our garden

We’d love to see you and your class at our Discovery Garden.

The cost is $5 per child for a 2 hour programme.

Programmes are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during school terms. Please contact us and we’ll arrange a suitable time for your visit.

Visit wellingtongardens.nz/discoverygarden or email us at gardens.education@wcc.govt.nz

Further information

Contact: Gardens Education

 (04) 499 1400

gardens.education@wcc.govt.nz

wellingtongardens.nz/discoverygarden