Teachers & Schools - Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Teachers & Schools

Teachers & Schools

Guided, Hands-On Workshops

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Explore the Garden in these hands-on, guided programs for students in pre-K through 8th grade.

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Self-Guided School & Camp Group Visits

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Preregistered school and camp groups may visit Brooklyn Botanic Garden for free.

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Fall Discovery Carts

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Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | October 3–November 2, 2023

Use real science tools as you explore plants alongside Discovery Docents at our hands-on activity stations throughout the Discovery Garden.

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Con Edison's STEM Days Out

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Bring your middle school students to STEM Days Out, a free program that aims to spark interest among middle school students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Urban Advantage Program

Professional Development Workshops for Educators

The Garden will work with you to develop a program to support your professional development goals for science and other areas of study.

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Free Virtual Tour Resources for Teachers

These thematic virtual tours of Brooklyn Botanic Garden come with accompanying resources to support and extend your students’ learning.

Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden Virtual Visit

Native Flora Garden Virtual Visit

DOE "P" In-Service Course

The Garden offers after-school professional development workshops that support goals for science and other curriculum areas, and meet common core, state, and NYC-DOE standards.

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