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Homeschool Day Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
October 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm$5 – $12
The event is scheduled for October 24th from 9:30-12:30. Pre-registration online is required at https://www.dsbg.org/homeschool-days/.
Objective: “Enjoy a hands-on morning learning about the lifecycle of a pumpkin along with fun facts about bats, birds, and fall migration. Students will explore questions such as , “Why do fall leaves change color?” and “Why do evergreen trees stay green?” Join the education staff at various stations set up throughout the Garden.
There will be 6 stations set up throughout the Garden, each focusing on a different learning objective.
- The Lifecycle of a Pumpkin
- Goin’ Batty! (all about bats)
- The Life Story of Leaves
- Why do fall leaves change color?
- Why do evergreen trees stay green?
- Birds Taking Flight (Fall Migration)
- Scarecrow History
- How Do Our Cold-Blooded Friends Prepare for Winter? (snakes, fish, frogs, turtles)
Cost for this event is $8/first student, $5/each additional student and $12/adult (must be from the same household). Registration will begin the first week in September.
Students will be given a passport which they will have stamped upon completion of the activity at each of the 6 stations. Students can bring their completed passport to the registration desk to receive a free gift! Also, families may enter a drawing for a complimentary family pack of 4 Holiday Lights tickets!