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While there are many great planing guides out there, this is specific to DC, and targeted at school garden coordinators growing veggies. It provides a ranking (1=easy to grow; 3= hard to grow) Maybe others can use this as a guide? I've attached two sizes of this...

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms
Type: Program Management
Uploaded bySam Ullery
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, College/University, Adults/Professionals

The School Garden Coordinator (SGC) Observation Tool is designed to provide SGCs with constructive feedback on their instruction.  This tool is flexible as the role of the SGC in DC is so varied.  Please use this freely or adapt to your needs.  

Place of Learning: Support Organization
Type: Assessment/Evaluation
Uploaded bySam Ullery
Grades: Adults/Professionals

This exercise teaches the student to use observation and comparison to deduce what vegetables are related to each other.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKaren DeAngelis
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4

Beecher’s Pure Food Kids Foundation empowers thousands of kids each year to make healthy food choices for life. We do this by sponsoring free nutrition and cooking workshops in schools that spark kids’ curiosity about food, teaches them how to read food labels,...

Place of Learning: Cooking Classrooms, Academic Classrooms, Support Organization
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKristin Hyde
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5

 This game is adapted from the "Wind Blows" game associated with the Drop in a Bucket lesson from ESY Berkeley for use in the Maharishi School ESY program, Fairfield, Iowa. 

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKaren DeAngelis
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6

Evaluation for Transformation defines the outcomes that farm to school has the potential to achieve and it offers common language, guidelines and metrics to understand those outcomes for the first time. The framework is organized around four key sectors: public health,...

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms, Farm Based, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms, Support Organization
Type: Assessment/Evaluation
Uploaded byJaime Lockwood
Grades:

In this humanities lesson, students roast vegetables and prepare an Italian salsa verde to explore how roasting enhances flavor.

Place of Learning: Kitchen Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Eco-Warriors is a scout-like program for students to learn about nature and health while completing volunteer activities to earn badges and benefit the community and ecosystem.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byMelissa Guillet
Grades: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

See a cool bug?  Look at its overall shape first, then color and markings.  Use the resource below to help identify it.  Look for clues and be a bug detective!!!

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Other
Uploaded byMelissa Guillet
Grades: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Education Outside’s Lesson Pathway is a curriculum framework that allows educators to plan a comprehensive and sequenced outdoor education program by selecting lessons that are nested into a larger, coherent structure. It is arranged by themes (Basics, Soil, Plants,...

Place of Learning: Cooking Classrooms, Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Programs: Education Outside
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5