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School Programs

Experience first-hand one of the most diverse plant collections in the country through our interactive school programs. Each program focuses on specific areas of interest and is paired with curriculum guides.

School Group Tours & Visits

Explore the beautiful Atlanta Botanical Garden with your school group on a guided tour or self-guided visit.

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Homeschool
Day

Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum with a visit to the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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Virtual Tours

Explore the Garden through real-time, engaging presentations. Free for Title I schools.

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Title I Outreach Programs

Classroom presentations now available to schools within 15 miles of the Garden. Free for Title I schools.

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Classroom STEAM Resources

Learn plant science with fun and informative videos and lessons plans from the Garden’s education and programs team.

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Teacher Training

Request a 30 minute, virtual presentation that introduces teachers to new content and project based learning opportunities. Each presentation gives teachers relevant background information and a STEM project for their students to complete.

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Southern Seeds

Join our interactive high school program that gives students exposure to conservation methods like micropropagation and seed banking. Students will run experiments to address Garden scientists’ concerns about seed viability and germination rates. Now accepting applications through August 6!

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Summer High School Internship

Students will learn about various aspects of plant careers under the guidance of Garden staff while gaining invaluable college and career insights from community leaders. Participants will learn about financial planning, resume building and interview techniques and will participate in Garden based activities.

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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. The lectures are free and open to students in grades 6 – 12. After the lecture, participating classes are invited to take a self-guided tour of the Garden.

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Title I Garden Experiences

Currently on hold due to COVID-19, the Garden offers Title I designated schools FREE entry to the Garden with a 30-minute instructor-led activity.

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