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This document provides basic guidelines created by The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) and the Department of Health (DOH) to assist District schools with establishing and maintaining chicken programs. This document was created in response to the growing...

Place of Learning: Support Organization
Type: Program Management
Uploaded bySam Ullery
Grades:

In this Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh fall/spring lesson plan, students are invited to practice their knowledge of compost "ingredients" by participating in a compost relay race. Teams of students work together to add "greens" (food scraps), "browns...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byMaria Bowman
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

In this lesson, we will learn how to determine the four cardinal directions using two methods. The first uses a standard clock (with hands) and the second uses sticks and shadows. We will talk about the sun, shadows, and seasons throughout the course of the year. This...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byColleen Carter
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4

This resources provides design guidelines for outdoor classrooms (the structure where students gather to learn) and the school garden (the larger area encompassing the outdoor classroom) to the architect of a newly built school or one slated for modernization. Outdoor...

Place of Learning: Support Organization
Type: Program Management
Uploaded bySam Ullery
Grades:

This is the School Garden Safety Checklist that is provided to District school garden programs. 

Place of Learning: Support Organization
Type: Program Management
Uploaded bySam Ullery
Grades:

The District School Garden Assessment has been developed by OSSE to assist District School Garden Coordinators  to evaluate their programs, to help focus and guide conversations with school wellness committees, and to reassess thriving garden programs or plan new...

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

This program provides schools with strategies for building effective and long-lasting garden-based learning programs. Teachers are provided with hands-on training, curriculum aligned to national standards, lesson kits filled with supplies, a schoolyard garden, fully-equipped...

Place of Learning: Cooking Classrooms, Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byTasha Messer
Grades: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Adults/Professionals

This lesson is part of the spring curriculum created by the Ecology Center's Grow Your Own! program. You can find more GYO! lessons for the season in ...

Place of Learning: Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byMeg Hiesinger
Programs: Grow Your Own!
Grades: Grade 3

This lesson is part of the spring curriculum created by the Ecology Center's Grow Your Own! program. You can find more GYO! lessons for the season in ...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byMeg Hiesinger
Programs: Grow Your Own!
Grades: Kindergarten

This lesson is part of the spring curriculum created by the Ecology Center's Grow Your Own! program. You can find more GYO! lessons for the season in ...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byMeg Hiesinger
Programs: Grow Your Own!
Grades: Grade 5