Students access a variety of gardening-themed websites that present gardening tips and planting activities for kids. They view photographs of plants, take quizzes and conduct hands-on experiments.
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Water Cycle: Waterwise Gardening
What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based instructional activity. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings...
2nd - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Growing Minds: Garden Planning
School gardens are rich in cross-curricular learning opportunities! Excellent ideas put learners in charge of organizing and planning. Begin with a book about gardening (recommended titles provided), and discuss learners' prior knowledge...
K - 5th Health CCSS: Designed
Discovering Plants and Animals
Exploring the backyard, the school yard, the gardens, and the Internet, small children discover the world around them. The bugs, animals, and plants are alive, but is the lawn mower? An engaging activity that will help them understand...
Pre-K - 1st Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review We've Got Ants in Our Plants!
Some ants are so aggressive, they can repel an elephant. Viewers learn this fact and more in an engaging video that is part of a larger playlist on biology. It discusses the relationships between ants and plants. While plants provide...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable