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Explorify in the Garden with the Wellcome Trust

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DH1 3TN

Durham University Botanic Garden

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This is a practical course is designed to give you the confidence to take the primary science curriculum outdoors.

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The RHS has teamed up with the Wellcome Trust to develop this one-day course based on the innovative "Explorify" approach to learning science, set in the context of school gardens.

"Explorify in the Garden" is a practical course that will give you the confidence to take the primary science curriculum ourdoors and make fully use of the rich tapestry of opportunities that nature, plants and growing provide. Experience how to work with the fascinating digital images and videos from the Wellcome collections, from an RHS "real world" perspective.

Objectives of the course:

  • Work with Explorify resources developed by the Wellcome Trust
  • Improve your growing techniques and horticultural understanding
  • Realise how growing topics can spark curiosity and inspire children to question the world around them
  • Discover new plants that can help you teach primary science in an exciting way

Skill level: Beginner

Suitable for Key Stages: 1 and 2 (age 5-11)

Tutor: Christine Wright, RHS Community Outreach Advisor

The RHS Campaign for School Gardening works with thousands of schools and groups every year, providing resources, guidance and training in order to give young people more access to nature.

Find out more and join the Campaign free on the RHS Campaign for School Gardening website. New members will receive a free welcome pack.

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