Feed the World

Session outline

This is an introduction to the range of plants that we grow for food.  We will explore the Glasshouses and Gardens outside to find a range of food plants from around the world, and think about which parts of plants we eat.  This session is part guided tour and part self-guided activities.
Suitable for Key Stage 1. Session length: 1 hour 15 minutes.

Please download a map of the Garden and the teacher's notes for this session. 

Curriculum links

Science Sc2 Life processes and living things:

  • 3 – green plants
  • 5 – living things and their environment

Booking and information for your visit

Arboretum Family Crafting (Wallman Lo Res)

Contact our education officers

Contact our education officers, Kate Castleden and Emma Williams, for more information or to make a booking at education@obg.ox.ac.uk or call on 01865 286 694.

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