Title I Outreach Programs
Bring the Garden to your School!
The Garden offers Title I designated schools in the Metro-Atlanta area FREE classroom presentations. Each 50-minute presentation offers interactive, hands-on activities supporting Georgia Standards of Excellence or health education standards.
- Available Tuesday-Friday 8:30am-2pm
- Presentations are 50 minutes
- Maximum 30 students per presentation
- Up to 5 consecutive presentations may be scheduled per day
- Breaks between presentations may not exceed an hour
- Presenters can teach one grade level and one topic per day
- Teachers or Teaching Assistant must be present for the presentation
- Schools must be within 20 miles of the Garden
- Program is free for Title 1 Schools
All spaces for Fall 2019 are full. Spaces for Spring 2020 are still available!
For questions or rescheduling contact Zana Pouncey by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-591-1547. Reschedule dates are not guaranteed and must be made two weeks in advance.
With leadership support from The Zeist Foundation and Wells Fargo Foundation, Title I schools are eligible for free programming at their school or at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Students will use their sense of exploration to investigate if seeds are living or non-living, and create their own “greenhouse” to watch seeds grow.
Large, small, fuzzy and smooth. Leaves grow in all shapes and sizes. Students identify the parts of a plant and discover the important functions of leaves.
Busy Busy Bees
Bees are fascinating creatures with very busy lives. Students learn about the life cycle of honey bees and the important roles they play in their hive and in the ecosystem.
Georgia’s Amazing Amphibians
Could a Poison Dart frog live in Georgia? What about a Gopher frog? Students examine different amphibian adaptations to discover which regions of Georgia are best suited for survival and get to meet live native amphibians.
Carnivorous Plants - Producers or Consumers
In most food chains, animals eat plants; not the other way around. Students discover the fascinating world of carnivorous plants by examining live specimens and decide what role these meat eaters play in their communities.
Are broccoli and brussell sprouts related? Students will observe various plant specimens to investigate how plant families are grouped by their features.
Investigating Plant Ecology
Can you build the perfect plant? Students design a plant with various adaptions and see if their plant will survive the longest!
Who says plants are boring? Get up close and personal with some amazing plants and find out the perfect plant career to help you change the world.
Classroom Taste Tests
Can you hear a sugar snap pea? What does a kiwi feel like? As official Garden Taste Testers, students use their five senses and share an exciting experience exploring delicious fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to encourage healthy eating habits.