- Students will use the masses of different pumpkins from the garden to practice rounding, adding and subtracting of 3 digit numbers.
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Students will explore the function of plant parts by harvesting carrots.
Students will compare the weight of pumpkins using balances.
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In this lesson, students will learn about the life cycle of plants by planting and observing the growth of pumpkins. Students will also learn about Native American uses for pumpkin and squash, before helping prepare a nutritious meal made from pumpkin.
In this lesson, students will get a chance to hold worms and learn about them and their roles in the garden. We will also read and discuss a book about worms.
In this lesson, students will be in groups and will have a list of items to find in the garden and in the schoolyard. Using non-standard units (items from the garden or schoolyard, such as a bean pod, a zucchini, a stick, etc.), students will measure and compare length...
In this lesson, students will explore the garden and observe the different things in the garden (garden plots, compost bins, large rocks, fences, trees, etc.). In small groups, they will make a map of the garden, using natural materials found in the garden and in the...
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