Ultimate STEM Challenges

We are sorry for any inconvenience, Ultimate STEM Challenges are at full capacity through June 3rd. Self-Guided Explorations remain available.

Ultimate STEM Challenges will return this summer and fall. We hope to see you then!

Looking for an outdoor adventure to engage K-12 explorers?

FWBG| BRIT Ultimate STEM Challenges will give your group the chance to explore the Fort Worth Botanic Garden while providing interactive STEM challenges related to special exhibits and garden spaces. Educators may schedule a two-hour time slot and receive a bag of STEM activities to lead with your group as they connect STEM and nature. FWBG|BRIT staff will welcome your group to introduce the activities and schedule your reflection to discuss your STEM Challenge Experience. Activity engagement time is 1 hour, with 1 hour to freely explore the Garden. 

Each experience includes:

Registration for the Spring is now full. Experiences included:

•K-2nd: Sensational Seeds – Explore nature and all the different types of seeds. Take the STEM Challenge to gain a greater understanding of seeds and their importance to all living things.

•3rd-5th: Ecoregion Exploration – Visit a variety of eco-regions and habitats available in the Botanic Garden: forests, deserts, and prairies are all on display!

•Middle/ High School: Sustainable Systems – Discover how our water and soil systems work together! Determine what it takes to make a healthy soil, where our water comes from and where it goes, and many more aspects on what we can do to make these systems more sustainable.


Point of Contact

Payton Simpkins

Education Operations Specialist

817-332-4441 x267

Program Information

Pre-K-12th grade students will think and inquire like real-world scientists as they explore BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. 

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