Gall Kit Contact Us 802.359.5000 firstname.lastname@example.org Nature Center Hours VINS Nature Center 10am to 5pm Daily Accepting Injured Birds 8am to 4:30pm Daily 802.359.5000 x212 Get Directions TEACHING KITS TEACHER RECOURCES Gall Kit Rental Fee: $50* RESERVE KIT Have you ever noticed the small bumps and lumps on plant stems and leaves and wondered what they are? There’s a good chance they are galls, abnormal growths on a plant that act as a home and source of food for small insects, mites, fungi and even viruses. Galls present themselves in a variety of fascinating shapes, colors and textures. Students will have the chance to discover a commonly unobserved natural process up close and later recognize the almost hidden homes of these tiny creatures when they are outside. Contents of Kit The Gall Kit includes: Beech family Birch family Cashew family Composite family Heath family Maple family Pine family Rose family Willow & poplar family Grass & sedge family The Gall Kit is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards. Reserve Kit *Shipping and handling fees apply. The rental fee is waived for teachers participating in VINS School Programs.