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Plant Power Day 2016

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Public event
Saturday 21 May 2016, 10am-4pm: Free
at the University of Dundee Botanic Gardens, Riverside Drive, Dundee DD2 1QH
for families and the general public
Flowers

Plant Power Day is a free drop-in event for visitors of all ages who will have the opportunity to meet scientists from the University of Dundee Division of Plant Sciences and the James Hutton Institute and learn about the fascinating world of plants on 21 May 2016. The event will take place in the beautiful setting of Dundee Botanic Gardens.

 

  Join in the conversation before, during and after the event by using #PlantPowerDay

We have a number of exciting activities for children, young and old, to participate in during the event including:

DNA extraction; Plant Explorer; Plant / Soil Interface; Plant felting craft; Stick Insects; Robocrop (to be confirmed); Face painting; The Barrow Band; Beekeepers; Woodturners; Arty Workshop; Percussive Plant Printing; Badge making; Garden Games; Birds of Prey, Storytelling.......

and much more!

Further information about the event and details of the activities will follow soon so watch this space!

The day runs from 10am-4pm and coincides with the annual Friends of the Botanic Garden plant sale.


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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.