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One of the most exciting aspects of designing a structure or open space is thinking about the user experience, in this case our students. We believe there is an interplay between what you build and why you build it and how the students will interact with it. In the...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Adults/Professionals

It can be overwhelming to set up a kitchen classroom. How many pots? How many spoons? How will the students move around the room? In this video, our very own Ms. Cook breaks down the systems and organization of the kitchen classroom. Don't forget to check out the...

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Adults/Professionals

This will be students’ first time in the garden, so in this lesson students will become familiar with the garden, meet their garden coordinator, and learn the three major garden rules.

 

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7, Grade 8

Students will be able to read the ingredients for the foods they eat, and decide if it is better to make food at home or buy from the store

Place of Learning: Cooking Classrooms, Garden, Kitchen
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7, Grade 8

Students will be able to read the ingredients for the foods they eat, and decide if it is better to make food at home or buy from the store

Place of Learning: Cooking Classrooms, Garden, Kitchen
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7, Grade 8

Students should learn about how energy is lost along a food chain. Students should be able to use this knowledge to assess the relative environmental impacts of plant-based foods and animal-based foods.

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7, Grade 8

Students learn what crops grow in Northwestern Pennsylvania and what time of year crops are grown in. They will understand what season extension is and the benefits of providing healthy food during more of the year.

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7, Grade 8

Objectives:

1. To introduce the idea that much of our food travels long distances from farm to plate

2. To compare and contrast a global and local food system and explore the pros and cons of each system

3. To explore where our food comes...

Place of Learning: Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7

Objective:

After this lesson, students should be able to use a microscope to make observations and identify the main cell structures of a plant cell

 

Place of Learning: Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7

Objectives:

Students will understand the role that bacteria can play in food preservation and learn the procedure for making “quick” refrigerator pickles. They will also learn that there are “good” and “bad” bacteria...

Place of Learning: Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKerstin Martin
Grades: Grade 7