Download Gardens Resources

Free Lessons

Download a free hands-on activity and start teaching in minutes.


Ouch! A Prickly Plant

Learn about how the spines on a cactus help it survive in a dry area. Then, model the defensive properties of a cactus with a sponge, toothpicks, and water.

Download lesson


Plants That Trap Insects

Read about carnivorous plants, develop a testable question, and conduct an original investigation in this open inquiry activity.

Download lesson


Designing a Seed Dispersal Device

Help Nana grow a garden in the empty lot near her house by engineering a seed dispersal device.

Download lesson

Featured Career Profiles

Explore careers that help protect the environment. Consider assigning a group to read each and share what they’ve learned.

Outside Resources

Every TCI lesson includes ideas for Enhancing Learning. Here are a few that may be helpful to teach your students about plants and gardens.

Virtual Backgrounds

Can’t be with your students in person? Try out some fun virtual backgrounds!

Contact Sales