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Holden Forests & Gardens

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Holden Forests & Gardens is made up of two of Northeast Ohio’s most important environmental and cultural institutions — the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden — whose mission is to connect people with the wonder, beauty, and value of trees and plants, to inspire action for healthy communities.  The 12th largest public garden in the country, Holden Forests & Gardens has close to 15,000 member households and an annual attendance of over 350,000 for whom we strive to provide inspirational and educational visitor experiences.

 

Programs by Holden Forests & Gardens

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Butterflies in the Garden

Observe live butterflies in the Costa Rica glasshouse while exploring the wondrous life of a butterfly. Guided discussions about metamorphosis help learners discover how plants play an important role in the lives of these interesting insects.

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Changing Earth - Investigating Landforms, Weathering and Erosion

This virtual trip focuses on demonstrating the variety of processes that shape and reshape the earth’s surface. Through live stream interactive lessons, students will learn that landforms constantly develop and change as weathering and erosion...

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Forest Discovery- Habitats and Ecosystems of an Eastern Deciduous Forest (Grade 3-5)

Take your class into the great outdoors in the comfort of your classroom. Discover the forest as a diverse and interdependent community. The Holden Arboretum has over 2900 acres of forest to explore. Through this live interactive virtual hike...

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Forest Discovery- Habitats and Ecosystems of an Eastern Deciduous Forest (Grade K-2)

Take your class into the great outdoors in the comfort of your classroom. Discover the forest as a diverse and interdependent community. The Holden Arboretum has over 2900 acres of forest to explore. Through this live interactive virtual hike...

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Life Cycles of Plants

Flowering plants produce seeds that sprout, grow to maturity, bloom, and create another generation. In this interactive virtual tour, students observe the diversity of the plant life cycle stages. Follow a Holden instructor into a garden, learn...

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Plant Habitats & Adaptations

Learners join our live presenter on a journey that focuses on how plants survive within different habitats and their role as part of an ecosystem. As students are introduced to a variety of plants – some naturally grown in Ohio and some native to...

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Plants & Me

Plants are all around us – we see them in parks and gardens, dotted along walkways and parking lots, and even on our plates! Plants & Me invites young learners to explore the ways in which people use and interact with plants in our everyday...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Other

Contact

Sharon Graper   sgraper@holdenfg.org
9500 Sperry Road
Kirtland OH 44094
4406023843
United States

www.holdenarb.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Holden Forests & Gardens cover:

STEM
Sciences
Curriculum
Instructional Programs