Taking a ‘learning journey’ outside of the classroom can serve as a powerful stimulus to engage children with complex issues.

This publication shares work from Birmingham Primary schools, which participated in the Botanical Journey project at the city’s Botanical Gardens.

The project took children on a learning journey where they played the part of plant hunters – both through role play and in ‘real time’.Interested in this? See also:

Waking up

Around the garden in 80 ways

Educating for sustainability

Rehearsing our roles

Rehearsing the event

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ISBN: 978-0-948838-93-4
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