Fourth graders examine the areas around their school to determine the best place to put a garden or a pond based on the amount of erosion in specific areas. They develop a plan for creating a school garden that might eliminate the erosion.
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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
Frog Garden Party! Toads and Triangles in the Math Garden
It's frog party time! With frog banners, frog juice, and a triangle hunt, your garden party is sure to be both entertaining and educational. The lesson connects geometry, earth science, and delicious snacks to teach kids about ecosystems...
4th Math CCSS: Designed
Growing a Native American "Three Sisters" Garden
Young scholars explore plant life by creating their own gardens in class. In this food growing lesson, students discuss the types of gardening methods Native Americans used in order to keep healthy. Young scholars plant corn seeds in...
3rd - 5th Science