Scientist for a Day

Description :

Hear stories from the Herbarium and learn about what the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Science Team do in their work. 

Children will build on what they already know about plants and nature, and explore their properties more deeply. They will engage their senses as they explore, observe, describe, and compare things that they find in nature.

Students will

  • Use their senses to explore
  • Investigate what scientists who study plants do in their work
  • Investigate different plant shapes, sizes, textures, and where they grow

Key focuses

  • Science stories
  • Conservation
  • Observing, comparing, describing

Curriculum Links

P-2 Science and Enquiry Skills

P-2 Critical and Creative Thinking

Time Action
Morning (10:15 to 11:45)
Afternoon (12:45 to 14:15)


Melbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Foundation to Year 2


$16.50 Per Student


Minimum charge is 18 students per class. Maximum class size is 30 students.