Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens

The historical Rawlings Conservatory features five distinct greenhouse rooms, one 1/2-acre garden with many flower beds and a kaleidoscope of colors all year round. The buildings create an appropriate environment for plants from tropical, desert, and Mediterranean environments. Visit the Rawlings Conservatory to experience the wondrous complexities of different worldwide plant ecosystems. A guided tour of the Rawlings Conservatory is a virtual trip around the world and through history! Groups can get an in-depth look at the collection of plants and experience first-hand their connections and contributions to the food, medicines, and economic vitality of the Earth.

Contact Info
Address: 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217. Baltimore City County. Tel: 410-396-0180. Email: glenda.weber@baltimorecity.gov. Website: www.rawlingsconservatory.orgHrs: Wed. - Sun. 10AM - 4PM.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Free (Fee for tours).
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Botanical Garden Lesson Plan

The diverse world of plants is perhaps the weirdest, and most fascinating, of all living things. Students act like plant hunters to observe plant life. Do a little digging on your next trip to a botanical garden (not literally!), and see what interesting plant facts you can find.... Continue