Outreach: 1st Grade

Milkweed to Monarchs
One hour program

Milkweed and other pollinator plants all need certain things to survive in Georgia. Students will learn how these plants survive and support insect populations, especially the monarch butterfly. The milkweed plant is the host plant for the monarch butterfly. Through an interactive game, students will understand the mutualistic relationship between the milkweed plant and the monarch butterfly.

Georgia Performance Standards: S1L1

Plant Parts
One hour program

What makes a plant a plant? What is the inner structure of a tree? Students will learn about the needs of all plants, identify plant parts and their functions, and review photosynthesis.

Georgia Performance Standards: S1CS4, S1CS5, S1CS7, S1L1

Please email programs@dunwoodynature.org or call us at (770) 394-3322 to arrange an outreach program for your school.