Learning Experiences

Our Learning Experiences provide your field trip with the perfect balance between structure and exploration, learning and fun! No matter the age of your students, we’ve got just the thing to get them excited by and engaged with plants during your field trip. Explore our resources and choose what’s best for you.

  • Introduction to Plants Experience
  • Unveil the magical world of botany with this introductory exploration of all things plant!  Students will uncover plant parts, functions, and diversity in this exciting set of resources.
  • Pollination Experience
  • Students and teachers are a-BUZZ about this insider’s peek at the complex (and oft times scandalous!) relationships between plants, insects, and even a few animals!
  • Adaptations Experience
  • How can some plants survive in deserts and others underwater?  Are there really plants that eat insects? Find out all the answers in this jam-packed experience!

Not sure which is best for your students? Give us a call! We’re happy to walk through each Experience and resource to help you find the ideal tool for your field trip.

Adaptations Experience


Overview (all ages)
This is a quick and easy way to engage your students during the field trip, sound like an expert in our collection, and show your principal the standards you’re meeting, all in one document!

Adaptations Digital Tour
Utilize technology in this easy to use digital tour featuring plants with awesome adaptations! Click the link above and choose the “Adaptations Experience” to get started. Navigate by room or by adaptation type in this dynamic approach to our plant collection.

Learning Experience Guidebook (grades 3-5)
Want to know all about it? Interested in shaping a unit around your field trip to the Conservatory? Then this resource is right up your alley! Scope it out online ahead of time and then use our hard copies during your visit! We have enough for each chaperone to use!

Adaptations Scavenger Hunt (PreK-K)
Engage your youngest students in a conversation on adaptations with this scaled down scavenger hunt featuring 6 of our favorite and most distinct plant adaptations!

Teacher Background Information
Download this document for a quick and simple way to learn about the plant adaptations included in this Learning Experience.

Pollination Experience


Overview (all ages)
This is a quick and easy way to engage your students during the field trip, sound like an expert in our collection, and show your principal the standards you’re meeting, all in one document!

Intro to Plants Experience


Overview (all ages)
This is a quick and easy way to engage your students during the field trip, sound like an expert in our collection, and show your principal the standards you’re meeting, all in one document!