Educator Resources

Prepare for a visit to the Garden or enhance classroom activities.

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is grateful to Kaiser Permanente of Georgia for its generous support.

School Tours

The Garden Offers teachers and students the opportunity to experience first hand one of the most diverse plant collections in the country. Each school tour focuses on specific areas of interest.

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Homeschool Day

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families. Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum by visiting a tropical rain forest and a desert house. Tip-toe through the treetops on the Canopy Walk and observe edible plants in the Edible Garden.

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Educator Night

Calling all educators! Visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden during Cocktails in the Garden on Thursday, July 19, and receive free admission for yourself and one guest.

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Garden Discovery Activities

Garden Discovery Activities are a great way to learn more about nature and the Garden. These activities can be done individually or with a self-guided group during a visit to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Each activity is educational and encourages participants to experience the Garden in a new way.

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Classroom Activities

The Garden has a variety of different classroom opporunities. Learn more about the edible garden, amphibians and much more!

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Outreach Program

The Garden offers Title 1 designated schools in the Metro-Atlanta area FREE classroom presentations. Each 50-minute presentation offers interactive, hands on activities supporting science or health education Georgia Performance Standards.

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Free Calhoun Lecture

Every other year, the Garden offers a special opportunity for teachers to supplement their life science curriculum with presentations by leading horticulturists, explorers, and researchers.

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Plant Profiles

Learn more about plants that you can see at the Garden.

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