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STEM Challenges

Looking for an outdoor adventure to engage Pre-K-12 explorers this school year?

FWBG|BRIT STEM Challenges will give your group the chance to explore and discover the Fort Worth Botanic Garden while providing hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities related to a variety of garden spaces. Field trip groups will also receive materials to complete an Engineering Design Challenge, where students will apply their field trip observations and findings to complete an engineering project back in the classroom or at home!

Available: September 13 – November 18 

Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm or 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

$7 /student $5 /adult

Minimum fee of $140 for groups of 20 participants or fewer

Discounted rates are available for Title One schools.


Each experience includes:

Registration for 2022-2023 is now open! Experiences include:

•Pre-K – 2nd: Sensational Seeds – Discover the processes and cycles of plants and weather through hands-on STEM activities such as seed dissection and a meteorology station. Then apply your findings to the Engineering Design Challenge back in the classroom!

•3rd – 5th: Ecoregion Exploration – Discover Texas as you explore a variety of ecoregions and habitats including forests, deserts, and prairies in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden! Learners will investigate natural resources and gain a greater understanding of energy conservation and habitat preservation. Then apply your findings to the Engineering Design Challenge back in the classroom!

•Middle/ High School: Sustainable Systems – Discover how our water and soil systems work together! Investigate the Garden to gain a greater understanding of conserving natural resources through sustainability practices. Then, apply your findings to the Engineering Design Challenge and create your very own sustainable landscape back in your classroom!

Department

Point of Contact

Kaylan Amaya

Education Operations Specialist

Kamaya@brit.org

817-332-4441 x267

Program Information

FWBG|BRIT STEM Challenges give Pre-K – 12th Grade students the chance to explore and discover the Fort Worth Botanic Garden while providing interactive Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities both on-campus and off.

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