Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens offers a variety of on- and offsite programs for formal and informal education groups, providing students with multi-disciplinary learning opportunities that align with state standards, reach across the curriculum, and use botany and ecology to inspire young minds. Explore our offerings to discover a wealth of exciting experiences for youth of all ages.
Attention Educators: Teach Your Students to Protect Their Future and Save the Planet
Phipps' science education department, in partnership with Young Voices for the Planet and New York Times best-selling children's author and filmmaker Lynne Cherry, is pleased to invite you to the Paula Sculley Memorial Civic Engagement and Democracy Educator Workshop. The goal of this exciting new workshop is to equip Western Pennsylvania educators of students from K – 12 with the tools to help their students become engaged citizens around the vital environmental issues of our time.
Explore our field trip and outreach experiences that meet state standards for school, homeschool, scout and other groups.
Discover our borrowing bins, which include lesson plans, props and example activities for use in a variety of educational settings.
Get the details on our paid summer internships for Pittsburgh-area high school students who come from low-income communities.
Photos © Cory Doman, Kristi Hoffman and Phipps staff