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The scope and sequence for 8th grade garden classes outlines the order and high level information for our 8th grade garden curriculum.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 8

In this 7th grade humanities lesson, students learn about the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations by rotating through three stations in the garden: the origin of cacao, amaranth as a staple crop, and agricultural techniques.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 7

 In this 7th grade science lesson, students harvest, prepare and eat beets cooked in the wood-fired oven while reflecting on their second rotation in the garden.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades:

 In this 7th grade science lesson, students learn about levers and use them to make-work easier.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
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 In this 7th grade science lesson, students are introduced to the food system and play an interactive game called The Wind Blows.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
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In this 7th grade science lesson, students review the structures and processes that allow flowering plants to reproduce, and then pick a flower from the garden to dissect and diagram.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 7

 In this 7th grade science lesson, students deepen their understanding of pollen and pollinators by practicing the use of microscopes to observe pollen and bee species from the garden.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 7

In this 7th grade science lesson, students identify desirable traits in plants and take cuttings from parent plants to facilitate asexual propagation and produce offspring with identical DNA.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 7

The 7th grade has eight classes in the Edible Schoolyard garden. Seven of the classes are science based, and there is one humanities walk on the civilizations of the americas. The scope and sequence outlines the course schedule and order of the 7th grade experiemce. 

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 7

In this 6th grade humanities lesson, students learn about ancient technologies from around the world by rotating through three stations in the garden: grain grinding, roller sledge and compass navigation.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 6