Grades 6–8 Virtual Field Trips

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Virtual Field Trips

With our award-winning, in-classroom Virtual Field Trips, Longwood educators deliver lessons directly into your classroom, engaging your students through video, images, hands-on activities, and more.

Choose From the Following Virtual Field Trips

  • Grade 6

    Tropical Plant Adaptations

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

  • Grade 6

    Operation Pollination

    Discover the connection of living systems and investigate why and how flowering plants have developed with their pollinator partners. Gain an appreciation of this delicate relationship by identifying adaptations of plants and pollinators.

  • Grade 6

    Desert Plant Adaptations

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

  • Grades 6–8

    Carnivorous Plants

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

  • Grades 6–8

    Careers in Horticulture

    Learn about the variety of career opportunities in horticulture and gain a better understanding of career pathways. Interact with a Longwood educator throughout the presentation and discover this professional field.

  • Grades 6–8

    Plant Survival

    Travel through both tropical and desert gardens located inside Longwood’s Conservatory virtually and examine adaptations that these amazing plants exhibit for their survival.

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Upcoming Dates


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April 17, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
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April 19, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET
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April 24, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
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April 26, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET
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May 31, 2024
Last Day of Programs
 

Contact Us

Email: virtualfieldtrips
@longwoodgardens.org

Phone: 610.388.5217

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Grades K–8

Celebrate Arbor Day with Longwood Gardens!

Join us to discover the importance of planting and caring for trees, protecting our environment, and preserving our natural resources in this free, 30-minute Zoom Webinar in April 2024. For grades K–8. Advance registration through Zoom is required.

Webinar dates

  • April 17, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
  • April 19, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET
  • April 24, 2024 at 10:00 AM ET
  • April 26, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET

Program Information

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