Are you using gardens to teach?
During our Summer Institute: Using Gardens to Teach workshop we often refer to different resources to help teachers and other educators incorporate garden learning into their curriculum. Below are some of our favorite resources.
Resources for School Gardening:
Gardens for Learning: Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden (California School
A Guide for Creating School Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms
Creating Gardens of Goodness
Princeton School Gardens
George Watts Montessori Edible Garden (primary school)
RESOURCES FOR USING GARDENS TO TEACH SCIENCE:
Outdoor Biology Instructional Strategies
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Ingredients: A Documentary Film
Biodiversity, Food and Farming for a Healthy Planet
Garden Habitats (4th grade)
Eco-Inquiry: Up and Running: Test the effects of compost tea on plant growth
Pondering Plants (1st grade)
Soil Stories (2nd grade)
Garden Pollinators (3rd grade)
Botany on Your Plate (sample)
Observing Abiotic Factors in an Ecosystem (Living Environment Lab)
Observing Biotic Factors in an Ecosystem (Living Environment Lab)
The Effects of Abiotic Factors on Biotics in an Ecosystem (Living Environment Lab)
RESOURCES FOR USING GARDENS TO TEACH MULTIPLE SUBJECTS:
Do you have a favorite resource that isn't listed? Contact us and let us know!