Minnesota Landscape Arboretum offers K-6 hands-on, science standards-based school programs that use plants and nature as inspiration. Choose Field Trips, Plantmobile or Field Trips in-a-Box for a seasonal, experiential & memorable school program with the Arb. Scholarships available.
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Field Trips K – 6
Hop on a school bus and bring your students to the Arboretum for a seasonal learning experience! Highly organized and packed with activity, Arboretum Field Trips utilize the gardens, greenhouses, research plots, and specialized learning spaces in every season. Tastes, tours, labs, and individual take-aways make learning fun.
Minnesota Harvest: Healthy Eating from and for the Earth │ Plant-Works, Water-Works │Ready, Set, Grow! │ Green Grocery: Did You Eat a Plant Today? │ Plants & Their Habitats
Plantmobile K – 2
Reserve a mobile Field Trip, delivered in person, right in your own classroom. The Arboretum’s Plantmobile van drives to your school, packed to the brim with plants, seeds, experiments, puppets, posters and more! One hour, classroom-sized programs provide science lessons, hands-on learning, and fun individual take-away planting projects.
Bulbs & Blossoms │ Sunflower Supreme │ Exploring the Desert
Field Trip in-a-Box K – 6
Order a complete class-sized Field Trip, packed in a box, mailed directly to you. Created in 2020 as an alternative format for flexible virtual or in-person learning, Boxes received rave reviews and orders from all over the country! Boxes contain a full program for up to 32 students including individual take-away plant experiments, supplies, worksheets, video lessons, and a Teacher Guide.
Operation: Apple Pollination │ It’s a Bulb’s Life │ Pollinators & their Habitats │ Grow it, Eat it: Roots to Shoots