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Missouri Botanical Garden: Education
The Education Division has 22 professional employees and 150 volunteers
dedicated to improving science instruction in the metropolitan St. Louis area.
The Garden's comprehensive education facility includes several classrooms, an
education greenhouse, and other learning centers. In 1993, over 114,000
people participated in MBG educational programs.
- The Brookings Center
- Plant Map of Costa
"clickable" image map of Costa Rica provides images and information on
several species of native or cultivated plants and about botanical work in
this tropical country.
- A Tropical Feast--This resource provides information about food products that are grown in the tropics, with images of each. Can you find which plant is the source of tapioca?
- Exploring the Tropics--This project gives an overview of tropical climate and vegetation. Descriptions and images are provided for a variety of tropical plants. Children will enjoy reading about some of the more interesting plants found in tropical regions, many of which can be seen in our own Climatron.
- Classes--Structured instruction on botany, biology, and other natural sciences at MBG
for elementary and secondary students.
- Tours--Guided educational tours of the 79-acre Garden.
- Education Greenhouse--A working greenhouse with numerous living specimens for study and hands-on learning opportunities.
- Environmental Education
- Litzsinger Road Ecology Center
- Multicultural Education
- Instructional Resources
- Professional Development
- Community Outreach
For more information, contact MBG Education at (314) 577-5140.
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