Tree Study part 1

by Ana Maria Caballero McGuire, Children’s Education Fellow
October 18, 2018

Tree Study part 1

inside outside tree

Tree Study part 1: Inside and Outside Trees Nancy Sableski, Manager of Children’s Education and Ana Maria Caballero, Children’s Education Fellow, Arnold Arboretum December 1, 9:00-11:30am Location: Hunnewell Building and grounds This month we will a) focus on the outside appearance of trees and b) learn about what happens inside the trunk. We will walk the landscape examining bark […]

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Field Study Experiences connect students to science

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
June 29, 2018

Field Study Experiences connect students to science

Hemlock Hill exploration

As spring passes into summer, we wrap up another remarkable school year of Field Study Experiences at the Arnold Arboretum, a period marked by vigorous growth and enthusiastic reception of our programs for elementary life science. We are delighted to report that more students from Boston Public Schools visited to learn in the Arboretum landscape […]

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Impressions from a visiting professor

by Ana Maria Caballero McGuire, Children’s Education Fellow
May 17, 2018

Impressions from a visiting professor

Olga Mayoral

Recently, the Arnold Arboretum hosted a six week visit by Olga Mayoral, a professor from the Department of Experimental and Social Sciences (Faculty of Teacher Training) of the Universitat de València in Spain. She is also a researcher at the Botanic Garden of the Universitat de València. Olga’s stay in March and April 2018 was […]

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Teachers Learn How Kids Experience the Arboretum

by Ana Maria Caballero McGuire, Children’s Education Fellow
November 21, 2017

Teachers Learn How Kids Experience the Arboretum

BU students

“Although I grew up being exposed to nature a lot, I’ve always been told that I shouldn’t touch, smell or even get too close to things we aren’t familiar with. The experience in the Arboretum has brought my curiosity for nature back…”  Megan, Boston University student “These trips have opened my eyes to all of the […]

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