UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens is a university botanical garden that promotes the knowledge and appreciation of plants for educational, environmental, and aesthetic purposes. The greenhouse and gardens serve as a resource to the campus community, the greater Charlotte community, and its visitors. Visitors can enjoy a tour of the outdoor gardens and greenhouse where they will see a diversity of plants, including orchids, carnivorous plants, tropical plants, desert plants, and more. On the tour, groups will learn about plant habitats, flowers, and pollinators. The maximum group size is 26.
Contact Info 
Address: 9090 Craver Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. Mecklenburg County. Tel: 704-687-8622. Email: kzimmer1@uncc.edu. Website: gardens.uncc.edu. Hrs: Daily Sunrise-Sunset, Greenhouse Mon.-Sat. 9AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1.5 hours. Cost: Fee. 

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