Flower Power

This series of activities can be done year round. The best time to use them is in the Spring and August – September. Students are divided into 4 groups. Time frame for this series is approximately 2 hours.

This is a series of activities created to teach students about flowers and their role in nature. Students participate in hands-on activities in many areas of the Arboretum to look beyond the outer beauty of flowers and learn to appreciate the function of flowers in nature.

Activity 1: Cycle of Life

Activity 2: Flower Dissection

Activity 3: How Do Flowers Grow?

Activity 4: Flower Walk