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Homeschool: Weird and Wonderful Carnivorous Plants, grades 3-5
Wednesday September 18, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Home school program for grades 3-5, September 18, 12-1:30 pm

Weird and Wonderful Carnivorous Plants - Biology in the Garden

Discover what’s so special about carnivorous plants; predatory green plants that kill animals in order to derive nutrition from their bodies! Lessons will include information about sundew, butterwort, venus flytrap, pitcher plant and bladderwort.

Grades 3-5: Using creative expression activities including riddles and puzzles students will learn about the pitcher plant. After exploring pitcher plants in the Garden everyone will construct a clay model.

Fee: Members $8, Non-members $10 (includes all materials and supplies)
Reservations required. For reservation information and payment options, click here.

All of our new homeschool options align with curricula for K–2, 3–5, and 6-8. Each program uses the Garden’s 120 acres of developed and natural areas as a teaching classroom, while connecting to National Education Standards and the Alabama Course of Study.