Learning: Embedding the outdoors in your classroom

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Date(s) - 12/11/2019
10:00 am - 3:30 pm


Chelsea Physic Garden

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Who should attend?

This course is suitable for any teacher or educator of KS1-3. Anyone who wants to learn more about the natural world and how it can be a great way to teach many aspects of the curriculum in fun ways.

Aims of the course: 

To give you a better understanding of the natural world and its processes and help you to connect your students to it in creative and innovative ways.

What will you learn? 

  • How to make a simple ointment
  • How to create an effective garden trail
  • Just how many plants do we rely on in our lives
  • Just what on earth is ‘Flaté’?

Sessions include: 

  • How can nature contribute to curriculum-based learning?
  • Comfrey and calendula ointment
  • Nature-based art activity with clay and paint
  • Tour of the Garden and glasshouses adaptations: plant lifecycles, ecology and wildlife, literacy, numeracy, art and how economic botany linked to empire-building
  • Create your own Cross-Curricular themed garden trail

Learn more about the Chelsea Physic Garden Education Department

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Delegate Rate

Includes course materials, lunch and refreshments
Second Delegate Rate (ISA Members' schools only)
(For every full paying delegate you are entitled to a second at a discounted rate)

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