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Ecoliteracy at SFUSD: Summer Institute for K-2 Teachers

Look for a range of resources offered by San Francisco Botanical Garden for children, teachers and parents.


Teacher Walk Guides

These guides have been designed for teachers participating in Guided School Walks and are made accessible here for all who may be interested. For detailed information on preparing for a Guided School Walk, click here.

"A First Look at Plants"


"Plant Travelers"

"Web of Life gr.2/3"

"Web of Life gr.4/5"

"Native People, Native Plants"



Self-Guided walk resources

These materials can help teachers make the most of a planned trip. For more detailed information on preparing for a self-guided walk, got to School Programs Page.

"Habitats at San Francisco Botanical Garden" (Gr. 5-10)

"Plant Adaptations" (5-10)

Garden Behavior


Library Resources

Discover our Teacher Resource Collection and downloadable booklists, the Children's Bibliography and learn how to obtain a library card.

SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $9 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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