Collaborations with UW Courses

Allen Centennial Garden is the perfect place for collaboration and learning by doing for students from across the University. We’ve worked with instructors from L&S, CALS, SoHE, Arts, and Education to develop experiences in the Garden to fit with their course goals and objectives. Could you be next?  Explore some of our past and ongoing partnerships below.

C&I 399 – Cultural Foundations of Learning and Development

Prof. Diego Román

Students in this course worked in small groups to create interactive plant labels that tell a cultural backstory about plants at ACG (or plants that could be added) as they learned about ways to integrated plants and nature into their own teaching practices as the prepare to be primary and secondary level teachers. Click on the photos below to watch some of the videos the students created:

Woman holding a poster of a bloodroot plant in the Garden.

Image showing lemon thyme in the Garden with the text "Lemon thyme was used in many ancient civilizations."

Eucalyptus in a container in the garden