Botany for Beginners

Thurs 2 Oct — Thurs 27 Nov 2014

Time:
7.00 pm — 9.00 pm
Location:
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Venue:
Teaching Lab
Price:
£80, £72 for Members
Booking:
Booking required, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937.

A chance to investígate basic functions, evolution and ecology of familiar and less familiar plant species throughout this series of eight practical botany classes. The course is aimed at the complete beginner and offers a chance to study a wonderful array of plant specimens from the RBGE living collection:

Week 1 Green Plants: How do they work?

Week 2 Photosynthesis and leaves

Week 3 Roots and shoots: Transport in plants

Week 4 Reproduction I – the cycle of life

Week 5 Reproduction II – the bird and the bees

Week 6 Seed Dispersal and Growth

Week 7 The Variety of Life

Week 8 Classification and Keys

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)