Children's Peace Garden Classroom Visits

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Schedule a Classroom Visit and let us bring the garden to you!

Our fun, educational classroom visits offer hands-on learning opportunities to your class that reflect the rhythms of the garden growing season in relation to the school year. Our curriculum aligns with Colorado Model Content Standards for Science and Social Studies.

Scheduling a Classroom Visit:

Please send the following information to Annie Sweeney, Program Director, at annie@growinggardens.org.

Note that we only offer classroom visits within Boulder County.

  1. Preferred Date(s)

  2. Preferred Start Time (s) 

  3. Preferred Classroom Visit Title

  4. Number of participants

  5. Age(s) of participants

  6. Any food allergies

 

Cost:

Classroom visits are $75 for a one hour session. We'll bring interactive pieces of the garden to your classroom.

 

Classroom Visit themes

Honeybees, Pollination, and Our Food
Students will learn about the life cycle of the honeybee, pollination, and the honeybees' contribution to plant life and modern agriculture through hands-on interactions with beekeeping equipment.

Vermicomposting
Students will learn about vermicomposting, the life cycle of the worm, the role of decomposers in an ecosystem, and be able to hold real, live red wiggler worms from our worm bin.

Insects' Habitats and Homes
Students will learn insect anatomy, what insects' roles are in the garden environment, and go on a bug hunt.

Plants and Their Edible Parts
Students will be able to taste fresh produce from our garden as they learn about the different parts of the plant.

All About Seeds
Students will learn about the parts of a seed, the life cycle of a plant, what plants need to grow, and experience different seeds and how they germinate.

Colorado Soils
Students will be able to experience different types of soils found in Colorado, and how those soils affect plant growth.

A Day in the Life of A Flower

Students will learn about the parts of a flower, pollination and a flower's role in the life cycle of a plant..

 

We will work with your schedule and curriculum needs to provide an engaging and educational experience in the classroom. 

If you are outside of Boulder County, please consider joining us in the garden for a field trip!

 


Please contact Annie at 303-443- 9952 x 2 or Annie@GrowingGardens.org for more information. 

 

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