Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Explore the structure and function of plants and discover their evolutionary purpose.

Students will investigate the amazing adaptions and features from a variety of Melbourne Gardens’ botanic collections and, using microscopes, will identify the anatomy of a flower and other plant features.

Students will

  • Observe plant adaptations, features and functions
  • Draw distinctions and connections between plants and their related biomes
  • Cultivate their own plant to take home

Key focuses

  • Plant adaptations
  • Ecosystems
  • Classification

Curriculum Links

  • Level 3-4 Geography and Science
  • Level 5-6 Science