|Suitable For Ages:||Ages 5+|
|Price:||£5 / £1.10 - £10|
|Event Type:||Science Festival Families|
|Venue:||Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh|
Join Expedition Botanics and experience the adventure of 21st century plant-hunting in Malaysia. From packing for your expedition to identifying your finds, experts will be on hand throughout the Glasshouses and Garden to guide you and help you learn new skills. Your expedition can start any time from 11:00am, will take up to 2 hours and last entry to start your expedition is 3.45pm
Drop In Activities:
PACK FOR BASE CAMP
Discover how to live with blood-sucking leeches and learn about the equipment you’ll need.
WELCOME TO MALAYSIA
Acclimatise to the heat and humidity and enjoy the hospitality of a Malaysian village before the real work of your expedition begins.
Track down the mystery Malaysian plant using clues left by the advance party.
Collect your own seed samples and press your plant specimen to preserve it for the scientists of the future.
WHAT’S THAT PLANT?
Compare your specimen to some reference samples and see if you can identify what you found.
Get your fingers into some compost and pot up seeds to start your own botanical collection at home.