Scientist Activity Badge
- Set up a wormery or ant colony. Record what happens over three or four weeks.
- Grow cress, beans, peas or a similar plant. Investigate what happens when the plant has on access to light. What happens when it has light, but no water?
- Find a way to show that plants take water up through their stems.
Scientist Activity Badge Itinerary at Dartmoor Zoo
10:00 – Arrival, Introduction to the Zoo
10:30 – Zoo tour
11:30 – Celery Experiment
11:45 – Planting seeds in different environments
12:30 – Lunch
13:30 – Wormery making
14:00 – Close encounters
14:45 – Checking on celery experiment and discussing results.
15:00 – End of day
This itinerary is an example of the sessions we provide, feel free to choose another activity from the list to put into the itinerary for your day.
For booking details or enquiries please contact the education team here.