Homeschool Days

Come and GROW with us in our outdoor classrooms at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and BRIT! Homeschool Day is a custom experience designed to assist exploration for homeschool students and energize their quest to discover more!

We encourage parents to stay with younger children if you have children in different grade levels. 

Program Information

 

Contact Rachel at rlincoln@brit.org with questions. 

Point of Contact

Rachel Lincoln

Education Operations Specialist

Come and GROW with us in our outdoor classrooms at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and BRIT! Homeschool Day is a custom experience designed to assist exploration for homeschool students and energize their quest to discover more!

We encourage parents to stay with younger children if you have children in different grade levels. 

Upcoming Events

Spring Homeschool Day

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K-2nd: Buzz the braided pathway and learn about the sweet relationships between flowers and pollinators while using simple scientific tools.

3rd-5th: Engage in an adventure where learners use their senses to search for and identify seasonal plants in our restored pocket prairie and then deconstruct flowers in a laboratory setting. 

6th-10th: Hike with GROW Girl as she guides you on an adventure to discover how humans impact the environment. We will use scientific tools and methods to determine what we can do to conserve our natural resources.

Times:
K-5th:10:00—11:30, meet in the BRIT Atrium (1700 University Drive, Fort Worth,TX 76107)

6th-10th: 9:45—Noon, meet/park at the Japanese Garden Parking Lot

Cost: $5 per person (includes adults and children)

Summer Homeschool Day

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K-2nd: Enjoy story time with Carlos the Cactus as he teaches us about the importance of pollinators in the Backyard Veggie Garden. Then explore the garden as we work together to solve the Case of the Fallen Pollen and discover why pollinators are disappearing.

3rd-5th: Saddle up as we head out for a Texas Ecoregion Roundup! The flora and fauna from each ecoregion need your help to find their way home. Work together to determine which animals and plants belong where.

6th-10th: Think like a scientific engineer while examining two distinct sets of soils to determine which type is used on BRIT’s very own living roof. Texas Instruments Nspires and probes will be in used outdoors, and drop-ins experts will help establish career pathways.

Times:
K-5th:10:00—11:30, meet at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden 

6th-10th: 9:45—Noon, meet in the BRIT Atrium (1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107) 

Cost: $5 per person (includes adults and children)

Fall Homeschool Day

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K-2nd: Enjoy story time, hosted by Bella the Begonia, that transforms the landscape through literary wonder and then wiggle your way through the dirt and embrace swirls in nature's design.

3rd-5th: Peek into the earth’s past through geological landforms that helped create our local Texas soil. Gain a deeper understanding of fossils and our relationship with the soil we use today.

6th-10th: Explore the physics behind a pumpkin in order to answer the questions: How much pressure can a pumpkin withstand? Does a pumpkin sink or float? 

Times:
K-5th: 10:00—11:30, meet in the BRIT Atrium (1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107)  

6th-10th: 9:45—Noon, meet at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden 

Cost: $5 per person (includes adults and children)