Lesson Plan

Let's Build a Worm Bin!

Kids get the dirt on worms by building a vermicomposter and observing, over time, the changes red worms make in the soil in the bin.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Classroom Considerations
  • The activity requires significant set-up time and designated space within the classroom
  • A vocabulary list, materials list, and step-by-step directions for creating the bins are included
  • Also included is a matrix to help diagnose problems with the composter and provide solutions


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