Educator Resources

Prepare for a visit to the Garden or enhance classroom activities.

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is grateful to Kaiser Permanente of Georgia for its generous support.

School Tours

The Garden Offers teachers and students the opportunity to experience first hand one of the most diverse plant collections in the country. Each school tour focuses on specific areas of interest.

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Educator Night

Calling all educators! Visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden during Cocktails in the Garden on Thursday, July 19, and receive free admission for yourself and one guest.

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DNA Barcoding Teacher Workshop

DNA barcoding is a powerful technique that is used to identify an unknown species using a short DNA sequence. This workshop on August 30 will integrate DNA barcoding into a lesson designed to teach biodiversity.

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Teacher Workshop: STEAM Series

Enhance your STEAM curriculum during these four interactive sessions. Each session will be held at a different institution and focus on the connection between conservation and art. Register for all four sessions or just one.

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Garden Discovery Activities

Garden Discovery Activities are a great way to learn more about nature and the Garden. These activities can be done individually or with a self-guided group during a visit to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Each activity is educational and encourages participants to experience the Garden in a new way.

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Classroom Activities

The Garden has a variety of different classroom opporunities. Learn more about the edible garden, amphibians and much more!

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Outreach Program

The Garden offers Title I designated schools in the Metro-Atlanta area FREE entry to the garden with a 30 minute instructor led activity. Each 30-minute presentation offers interactive, hands on activities supporting science or health education Georgia Standards of Excellence.

Registration is open for the 2018-2019 school year!

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Free Calhoun Lecture

Every other year, the Garden offers a special opportunity for teachers to supplement their life science curriculum with presentations by leading horticulturists, explorers, and researchers.

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Plant Profiles

Learn more about plants that you can see at the Garden.

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