UA-3205253-1 Plantworks | Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria


Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Plantworks (3–6)

Explore the structure and function of plants and discover their evolutionary purpose.

Students will investigate the amazing adaptions and features from a variety of Melbourne Gardens’ botanic collections and, using microscopes, will identify the anatomy of a flower and other plant features.

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Year level 

Year 3 to Year 6

Students will

  • Observe plant adaptations, features and functions
  • Draw distinctions and connections between plants and their related biomes
  • Cultivate their own plant to take home

Key focuses

  • Plant adaptations
  • Ecosystems
  • Classification

Curriculum Links

  • Level 3-4 Geography and Science
  • Level 5-6 Science

Available Times

Morning: 10.15am - 11:45am (1.5 hours)

Afternoon: 12.45pm - 2.15pm (1.5 hours)

Program Cost

$13.50 per student

Meeting Point

Education entrance, Observatory House

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