Planning A School Garden
Students discover how to plan a vegetable garden. Each student take responsibility for growing one vegetable from seed, to transplanting the seedling into the soil, and providing the plant with light, moisture, temperature and healthy soil.
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What’s a Square Foot Anyway? Laying Out the Design Plan
Clever! Participants don square-foot cardboard shoes to mark out the rain garden plot that they have spent the last few weeks designing. In this way, they are practicing scale modeling as well! Note that this lesson is part of a unit,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Geometry: Extended Performance Task Plan for Backyard Oasis
Backyards are made for relaxing ... not doing math! Young mathematicians design a backyard based on a list of client specifications. They calculate areas, write equations for the path of a fountain, and research costs for a garden.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed