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A celebration of black botanists

Black botanists and their work

When people think of famous botanists, they usually come up with Charles Darwin, Carl Linnaeus, Joseph Banks, Gregor Mendel… they are all white and all male. But there are important black botanists in our history and working today (male and female). In this online discussion we will take a look at the SLBI’s new learning resource for Primary Schools – Black Botanists from the Past to the Present – where black botanists and their work are celebrated. We will also discuss how this resource can be used in schools during Black History Month 2020.

This is an event to coincide with Black History Month https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/

Sarah Webley, SLBI Education and Outreach Co-ordinator

Tickets: Donation only please

The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about plants. By making a donation with your booking you will help to sustain our work with school children, families and the wider community. As a small charity, any amount you can give, large or small, will be warmly appreciated and make an enormous difference. Thankyou.

We will email you the link and password once bookings close on the day of the talk

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Black Botanists from the Past to the Present

Details

Date:
6th October
Time:
19:00 - 20:00
Cost:
Donation
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-botanists-from-the-past-to-the-present-tickets-123196097845

How to Book

SLBI
Website:
http://www.slbi.org.uk