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The purpose of the Junior Gardener program is to engage young learners in grades K-3 with environmental science and horticultural programs designed to complement Delaware State Science Education standards.
Examples of program offerings:
- The Buzz on Bees Gr. 1-2; indoors; September—November; 40-50 minute program. Students will learn about the life cycle of honeybees, the pollination process, the many jobs bees perform in a beehive, and the importance of bees to the environment.
- Insect Detectives Gr. 1-3; outdoors; September—November; 45-50 minute program. Students will explore the school grounds in search of insects, spiders, and other tiny creatures.
- Life Cycles of Butterflies Gr. 2-3; indoors; September—November; one-hour program. Students will learn about the life stages of butterflies—and how structure and function differ with each stage.
- The Living Tree House Gr. K-1; indoors; September—November; 30-40 minute program, Mon/Fri preferred. Students will learn about the importance of trees for a healthy environment and for providing the food that we eat.
Learn more about the program and how to sign up, on the Master Gardener Junior Gardener Program page.