Key Stage 3 school visit programme
Education sessions at Kew Gardens are taught by experienced and enthusiastic Kew teaching staff.
Our aim is to ensure that through active participation, questioning and inquiry-based learning we offer pupils opportunities to work scientifically in areas that are difficult or impossible to create in the school environment.
What is a flower? Get to grips with the sexual life of plants and examine the fascinating world of flowers and their structures in Kew’s living laboratory.
Explore one of the most precious and diverse ecosystems on earth in the iconic Palm House at Kew.
What do exploders, parachutes, hitchhikers and takeaways all have in common? Investigate the fascinating world of seed dispersal at Kew.
Enhance your creative awareness of natural forms at Kew through site specific observations of plants and their structures.
Investigate the ecology in Kew's conservation area and understand the relationships between plants, animals and the environment.
80% of the global calorie intake comes from 12 crops, with 50% coming from wheat, maize and rice. What would happen if we lost one?
Take a journey around the globe from the steamy tropical rainforest to the arid deserts and temperate bogs, exploring the physiological adaptations which allow plants to survive in a variety of environments.
What’s the relationship between pollinators, plants and human food security? Follow in the footsteps of Kew scientists to investigate some of the key challenges facing us today.
Take an exploratory journey through the magnificent rainforest in Kew’s iconic Palm House and bring to life the importance of this diverse and precious ecosystem.
What is biodiversity and how is it linked to clean air, medicines and weather? Discover the work of Kew scientists to conserve and research biodiversity around the globe and unearth how geographical information and mapping has supported this.