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Upper Elementary Lessons for Classroom and Garden

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Plant knowledge by doing to create long-lasting results. Creating a school garden gives young scholars the opportunity to study several science topics. By working through the unit of 16 lessons, pupils use their gardens to complete...
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Primary Lessons for Classroom and Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Gardens are packed with science concepts for young scientists to explore. A thorough unit with 16 lessons and multiple activities in each provides many learning opportunities by examining a garden space. Learners study weather, growth,...
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Lower Elementary Lessons for Classroom and Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Learn important science topics by exploring the hobby of gardening. A 16-lesson unit explores several science topics through the lens of gardening. Pupils learn about erosion, soil characteristics, capacity, and several other topics as...
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Biodiversity in Healthy Soil

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A field may look like just an expanse of dirt. While in fact, it is a functioning soil ecosystem. Young scientists study the functional diversity in a soil ecosystem by first brainstorming all the organisms they can think of that life in...
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Seedfolks and Our Own Community Garden

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Paul Fleischman's short children's novel Seedfolks reveals the ways a community garden benefited the ethnically diverse people of Gibb Street. After reading the story, class members research their favorite plant, create an image of it,...
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Commit to Composting

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Knowing the meaning of the key vocabulary words compost, decomposing, fungi, microorganisms, nutrients, and ecosystems are essential to understanding composting. Young ecologists are divided into six expert groups, assigned one of the...
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Estimation to Check Decimal Multiplication: Watering a Garden

For Students 6th Standards
Mathematicians solve six multiple-choice and true or false questions using their knowledge of estimation and multiplying decimals. The interactive provides a garden-themed tool that creates a visual aid of three watering cans to assist...
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City Farmers

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Firmly plant the concept of area into the classroom. A performance task dealing with area uses gardening as a context. The outline of a unit with activities keeps with the gardening theme and provides instructional support for teachers....
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Estimation of Whole Number Multiplication and Division: Lettuce Garden

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Estimating whole number multiplication and division is the focus of an interactive that uses a garden plot with moveable points to answer six questions.
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Design of a Green Roof

For Teachers 4th Standards
Help scholars develop a green thumb by building a green roof. Groups first grow lettuce seeds under normal conditions, then they try to grow the seeds in trays that are slanted by 45 degrees. They learn about tropism and engineering...
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Gifted and Talented Enrichment Curriculum

For Teachers K - 6th
Looking to start or support a Gifted and Talented program? An 80-page packet outlines grade-leveled lessons in all subject areas as school district's Gifted and Talented enrichment curriculum.
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Writing Informational Text: Community and School Gardens

For Students 2nd Standards
Two informational texts feature community gardens of the past and present and how seeds grow. Scholars read, discuss what they have read, complete a timeline, define words, and compose a brief essay about the texts' main idea.
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Earth Day Grid Math

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Get into springtime with a festive practice sheet designed to test scholars' knowledge of grids. Learners locate items such as watering cans, snails, and flowers following the x and y-axis. Worksheet themes include Earth Day, gardening,...
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Carbon Footprints

For Students 9th - 12th
Can one person really make a difference in the battle to reduce global warming? Absolutely! Viewers explore ideas for making less of an impact on our planet in the sixth installment of an eight-video series. Topics range from modes of...
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A Tomato Garden

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show off the tomato harvest! The resource presents the number of tomatoes collected from numerous plants. Pupils create a dot plot to display the bounty of the harvest.
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Gardening For Good

For Students K - 12th
Help fight hunger in your community by growing food in a garden. Young gardeners grow vegetables and maintain their gardens in order to donate their food to local organizations. The project is a great way to incorporate the study of...
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Design a Landscape

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
A tree shading an air conditioner can improve its efficiency up to 15 percent. In the activity, pupils work in groups to design a landscape after listening to a gardener speak to the class. Scale drawings and pictures of selected plants...
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Gardens Field Book

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When you water a plant, it miraculously grows. What is found under the soil where you put the water and how does that help the plant? Throughout the five-day activity, learn about the water cycle, the parts of a plant, and how gardens...
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A Gardener’s Dilemma

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young horticulturists work together to design a garden plot using their knowledge of measurement, geometric figures, area, and perimeter formulas. Pupils' show what they know via a presentation, evaluation, survey, and quiz.  
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We Can Work It Out: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 7)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Listen, look, speak, and move are the routine steps of the English language development lessons found in a We Can Work It Out themed unit. Language proficiency is reinforced through picture cards, poems, and grand discussions about...
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Dress Up Your Salad

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Salad dressings use a variety of different ingredients, but it's important to have a healthy balance of greens to create a delicious mix. Young chefs examine five types of herbs including chives, basil, dill, parsley, and thyme to make a...
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A Tale of Two Gardens

For Students 5th Standards
Gardening is fun, no matter what you're growing. A reading comprehension activity encourages learners to compare and contrast two gardens that grow different items.
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Vegetables

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Help your learners exercise healthy eating habits with a series of activities about vegetables. Kids learn about common vegetables with songs, matching games, flashcards, and crafts. 
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Stone Soup

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Sharing and cooperation are difficult skills for kindergartners to grasp. Using the story Stone Soup and a series of activities, kids learn about the benefits of working together, categorizing and comparing items, and eating healthy foods.