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Roots 'n' shoots

Friday, 15 March, 2013 - 10:00 to Friday, 22 March, 2013 - 15:00

‘Roots 'n' Shoots’ Learn how plants work, understand their lifecycle and why they are important to us for food, clothing and medicine using our newly landscaped herb and vegetable gardens. All children get to plant a seed to take back to school. Excellent link to the five a day initiative and Healthy Schools This is a half day session, available as either a morning (10:00 - 12:00) or afternoon (1:00 - 3:00), and during Science week we are offering sessions at the special price of £2 per child (normal costs are £3.50 for non-Salford schools and £2.50 per child for Salford schools.) We can accommodate a maximum of 36 students per session. MUST BE PRE-BOOKED! To Book: please contact Amy Whitehead on 0161 686 7442 (Wednesdays and Fridays) or via email:

Agriculture, Biodiversity, Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Food, General Science and Nature
Age group: 
7–11 year olds
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