Botanical Garden Teacher’s Resources

The People & Plants Expedition!

Teachers, engage your students in learning at the New Orleans Botanical Garden!
The activities in the People & Plants Field Guide is great for fourth and fifth grades. There is a range of content areas covered so you can pick the activities that best meet your students’ needs, or do them all! These booklets can very easily be adapted for younger students as well so any elementary aged student can enjoy being a scientist at the Botanical Garden.

Additional resources available by request:

• Scientific Observation Worksheet: Critters
• Scientific Observation Worksheet: Flowers
• Be a Detective: Evidence of Animals Worksheet
• Insect Scavenger Hunt
• Animal Scavenger Hunt
• Useful Plants Scavenger Hunt
• Rose Scavenger Hunt
• Leaf/Bark Rubbing Sheet

Reservations are required; to inquire or register your class for a People & Plants Expedition please contact Dov at (504)483-9470 or Cost is $4 per student. Teachers/Chaperones are free. Please plan to pay at the gift shop when you arrive for your expedition.



The 5,000th tree since Hurricane Katrina was planted in New Orleans City Park on December 5th, 2012.