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The North Carolina Botanical Gardens’ Wonder Connection outreach program serves patients at North Carolina Children’s Hospital. We intuitively know how healing nature can be, and yet most children’s hospitals don’t include nature programming.
What is a Nature Preschool? Why are they important? And how on earth do you keep all those kids away from the poison ivy?
After opening the Lena Meijer Children's Garden in 2004, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park saw a 25% increase in membership and observed that more young families were visiting Meijer Gardens than ever before.
The purpose of this study was to examine the status and education programs of public children’s gardens in the United States and evaluate their role as a place to provide nature experiences and learning for children.
At American colleges and universities today, one in two students feels more than average stress, while one in three suffers from a mental illness. Clearly, the mental well-being of students on these campuses is a cause of great concern.
The goal of this curriculum is to introduce students to the wondrous biodiversity of flora, and the connections between plants and their ecosystems.
Welcome to this classroom investigation unit on native plants on public lands.
What trends in formal education can informal educational experiences incorporate into SOL based programs?
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Check out this presentation with examples from Tuscon Botanical Garden and the United States Botanical Garden on how to grow your garden's curriculum.