Clark Botanic Garden

Explore 12 acres of shrubs, ponds, small trees, perennials, roses, and 3 beehives at the Clark Botanic Garden. Groups can discover the worlds of gardens, insects, local wildlife, and small ecosystems, as well as learning about pollination, bats, life in ponds, plant life cycles, and terrariums in exciting 2-hour workshops. Hands-on activities include mobile-building, terrarium-building, reading tree rings, and planting seeds.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 193 I.U. Willets Rd., Albertson, NY 11507. Nassau County. Tel: 516-869-6311. Email: doolink@northhempsteadny.gov. Website: www.clarkbotanic.org. Hrs: Daily 10AM-4PM. Same Day Booking: Yes.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
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