The Botanist Apprentice – Pot a Plant
Facilitated Day Program
Years: Grade 3-12
Students: 50 students
Duration: 1 hour
2012 cost: $5 per student (minimum group cost $75.00)
2013 cost: $5.50 per student (minimum group cost $77.00)
Teacher / student ratio: 1:25
Discover the life cycle of plants
Explore the ways we can grow plants and care for them
Connect how our actions can help the health of the plant
Be a budding botanist! Get your hands dirty learning the tools of the trade – digging, planting and watering.
Pot up two plants one for Greening Australia and one to take home with you.
The Australian Curriculum – Science Links
Nature of science and everyday science: Scientists explore the world around them, ask questions, solve problems and share information. Science is used in everyday life including caring for the local environment.
The daily environment: Explore ways the environment influences the daily lives of students.
Living Things: There are a variety of living things that have similarities and differences. They have similar needs and they interact with their environment and each other.
Growth and change: Living things grow and change.
Earth's resources: Earth’s resources, including water are used in a number of ways