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Longwood Gardens

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One of the world's great gardens, Longwood's story is one of legacy, innovation, and stewardship. Our Gardens are a living expression of all that our founder, Pierre S. du Pont, found inspiring, meaningful, and beautiful. From the intricate fountain systems to the meticulous gardens to the architectural grandeur, awe-inspiring discoveries await at every turn. Longwood Gardens provides curriculum-based lessons taught by our talented Educators. Lessons include hands-on activities for students to complete as they explore our beautiful Gardens.

2017-2018

2015-2016

 

Programs by Longwood Gardens

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Desert Plant Adaptations

 Travel through Longwood’s Conservatory and get an up-close look at our desert plants. Identify characteristics of the desert climate and how...

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Tropical Plant Adaptations

Travel through Longwood’s Conservatory and get an up-close look at our tropical plants. Identify characteristics of the tropical climate and how...

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Longwood Gardens Demo for Teachers

Are you new to videoconferencing? Join us for a free demonstration of our program and learn how Longwood Gardens can enhance your curriculum and...

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A Plant's Life

Explore the life cycle of a plant from seed to flower. Tour behind-the-scenes at Longwood and discover how our horticulturalists prepare our...

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Operation Pollination

Discover the connection of living systems and investigate why and how flowering plants have developed with their pollinator partners. Gain an...

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Arbor Day: Celebrating Our Trees (April only)

Celebrate Arbor Day with Longwood Gardens! Interact with our Educator to recognize the importance of planting and caring for trees, protecting our...

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Careers in Horticulture

Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of the great gardens of the world and hear from the people that make it successful. Learn about the variety of...

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Plant Survival

Interact with an educator as you explore desert and tropical plant survival adaptations through video and images with focus on live plants during...

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Carnivorous Plants

Journey into the secret world of carnivorous plants.  Discover the unique methods by which these amazing organisms capture food to continue their...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Kellie Saraceno   virtualfieldtrips@longwoodgardens.org
409 Conservatory Road
Kennett Square PA 19348
6103885217
United States

http://www.longwoodgardens.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Longwood Gardens cover:

Community Interests
Social Studies/History
Career Education
Language Arts/English
Sciences
Special Education
Literacy
Writing
Reading
Problem Solving
Gifted & Talented
Standards

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials


"This was a very neat experience to be part of! My children absolutely LOVED the lesson and everything that went along with it!"


"I loved how you answered the children's questions at the beginning of the lesson. They loved hearing their name called and question answered. A lot of differentiated activities! Thank you for a great trip to PA!"



"The presentation was phenomenal! The students were very engaged, had a wonderful time, and were eager to learn more! The presenter was wonderful, she knew the material, was engaging and very pleasant. I have only good things to say about the presentation and the content! When doing activities with the students the next day, they really retained the information!"