From the venue:
Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum with a visit to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Walk through the Fuqua Conservatory to discover a lush tropical rainforest, make observations on unique orchids and marvel at bizarre succulents from South Africa and Madagascar. Tip-toe through the treetops on the Kendeda Canopy Walk and visit the Edible Garden to learn more about the plants we eat. Experience Thomas Dambo’s exhibition Trolls: Save the Humans featuring enormous folklore-inspired sculptures built from reclaimed materials. Grade specific, self-guided materials will be available in the Visitor Center and drop-in tours of the Fuqua Conservatory will be available to a limited number of attendees on a first come first serve basis.
Fuqua Conservatory Tours, Grades K - 12
Drop-in Conservatory Tours take groups through the Tropical Rotunda and Desert House to explore how plants have adapted to those different climates. Meet in front of the Fuqua Conservatory at 9:30, 10, 10:30 or 11 a.m. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. Homeschoolers and their chaperones can start lining up 10 minutes before the tour. Attendance will be limited and on a first come first serve basis.
Shows for Seedlings: Weather the Weather with Ms. Ladybug, 10 and 10:45 a.m. on the Great Lawn
Ms. Ladybug and her puppets bring to life her book “Storm Bugs“ as we learn about our pollinator friends and what happens to them during downpours. From gentle rain showers to gusty storms with sunny fun in between, we’ll explore the weather together. Andrea Zoppo, aka Ms. Ladybug, is a lifelong entertainer and educator with a passion for helping kids explore and understand the natural world.
Parking and sales tax not included. No outside food or drink.
Please note: This event is free for Garden members, and members do not need tickets.
$10 per student
$10 per chaperone (max 2 per student)