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Plants at Cambridge

 
Our activities are designed to encourage the next generation of plant scientists, engage the public with our research and inspire a love of plants in everyone. From family-friendly festivals to school visits, behind-the-scenes tours to citizen science projects, there’s something for all ages.

 

Families

Our family activities are designed to help children to explore nature and to learn about plants, whether that’s at home, in their local park or at our Botanic Garden. Whilst our festivals provide fun for the all the family, with craft activities, food stalls and live music. Find out more about our public engagement activities for families.

 

Schools

We offer a wide range of public engagement activities for school groups, including learning visits to our Botanic Garden, hands-on classroom activities and app-based tasks pupils can do at home. In addition to these, we also have learning resources for teachers and parents. Find out more about our public engagement activities for school pupils and teachers.

 

Post 16 and higher education

Tailored for sixth form and university students, our post 16 and higher education workshops and resources are designed to help students develop their lab and study skills. Whilst our talks programme introduces students to topics such as food security and sustainable agriculture. Find out more about our public engagement activities for post-16 and higher education students.

 

Adults

We offer a wide range of activities, including behind-the-scenes tours, festivals, arts and crafts activities and talks by world-leading researchers on the most pressing issues of our day. In addition to this, our Herbarium has a number of citizen science projects to get involved with. Find out more about our public engagement activities for adults.