Event Date

July 29, 2019, 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Program

Homeschool

Program Information

 

Contact Rachel at rlincoln@brit.org with questions. 

Point of Contact

Rachel Lincoln

Education Operations Specialist

***PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: There are some minor changes for student drop-off due to the recent implementation of an admissions fee.***
K-5th Grade:

Time: 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Park: Garden Center Parking Lot (#9s on FWBG map) There will be a GROW team member to check you in inside the Garden Center and direct you to the free tram services, which will transport you to the program location.

6th-10th Grade: 

Time: 9:45 AM—Noon, meet in the BRIT Atrium (1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107)

Park: BRIT Parking lot (free)

Click here to register! 

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

K-2nd Grade: 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 Grade: 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 Grade: 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.

About Homeschool

ALL ONSITE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITS, AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ARE SUSPENDED THROUGH MAY 31st OR UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

If the situation allows, we will reschedule programs for a later date. In the meantime, follow this link to enjoy online classes and activities from the GROW Education team. If you have questions or concerns, please email the following:

  • Volunteer Opportunities: volunteer@brit.org
  • Adult Education & Field Study Trips: Michelle at mschmidlkofer@brit.org
  • Children & Families, Homeschool, Girl Scouts, Butterflies in the Garden Special Programming: Rachel at rlincoln@brit.org

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.