Understanding Plants: Teacher Edition

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Understanding Plants: Teacher Edition

Teacher Professional Development

Dates & Price

Online, self-paced

June 26–August 18, 2023

Registration Closed

Fee: $179

Fee for Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members: $161

Registrations may be canceled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Do you want to incorporate plant knowledge into your classroom but aren’t sure how to start? Join our experts online and discover the methods and terminology used to describe plants. Improve your plant identification skills while studying leaves, stems, flowers, and fruits. On your journey to understanding the plant world, participate in fun online activities and discussions that help you create interactive activities to use in your classroom.

This online, self-paced course begins June 26, 2023 and runs through August 18, 2023. Course materials will remain accessible until February 19, 2024.

To complete the course, you must submit the six assignments; one assignment for content from modules 2-6, a final assignment and take the course survey by August 25, 2023. Pennsylvania educators who complete the course will receive 24 Act 48 credits. All educators who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion.  


Online, self-paced