Classroom Resources

The New York Botanical Garden is a great resource for lesson plans and curriculum resources. Visit to find out more about the programs available for your family or students.

Verizon Thinkfinity is also a great source for free educational resources and professional development that help teachers teach and kids learn. Visit to find resources that support the Plant Hunters project.


Helping students achieve through the Verizon Foundation's signature education program,

The Educational Foundation of America

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Illustrations by Matt Sundstrom

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All content and educational activities were created by The New York Botanical Garden's Education staff with support from the Science and Horticulture divisions.