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Children's Tour of UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens

  • 12 Nov 2017
  • 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
  • 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720

Registration

  • Adult fee applies to adults and minors ages 13-18.
  • Up to and including age 12.
  • Adult fee applies to adults and minors ages 13-18.
  • Up to and including age 12.

Registration is closed

Children’s Tour of the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens

Get your kids ready for this exciting family-friendly event in the East Bay! Cornell NorCal is going on a private docent-led tour of the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens to learn all about math in the garden.


Join fellow Cornell families in the East Bay for a fun, educational tour of the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens. This 34-acre park boasts over 10,000 types of plants, including many rare and endangered species, and focuses on research and conservation efforts. It is one of the jewels of the Berkeley hills.


The docent-led tour, geared toward children ages 4-12, is on Patterns in Nature: Math in the Garden. Docents will teach children to look closely at nature – trees, leaves, cones, cacti, ferns, flowers, honeycomb, and more – and help them discover geometric shapes, angles, symmetry, and patterns, even fractals and Fibonacci numbers! They will learn how nature’s mathematical designs and patterns are adaptations helping plants to survive.


During the tour we will be broken up into small groups of approximately six people per group, each one led by a different docent from the gardens. This will ensure maximum individual attention and learning!


Location: Meet outside the entrance to the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, located at 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720


Date/Time: Sunday, November 12, 2017. 10:45am-12:15pm. Tour starts promptly at 11:00am and lasts 60-75 minutes. The tour will occur rain or shine; in the event of rain, the tour will be brought indoors.


Parking: Parking is available in the lot next to the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, and costs a few dollars. Space may be limited, so carpools are encouraged.


Please note: This is a family event, so an adult must register along with the children they are registering and must accompany the children throughout the tour (no drop-offs).


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