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 After you and your students have planned out a seed starting schedule, get out your seeds, containers, and potting mix, and start sowing! This video is a recap of Pilot Video 1 “Starting Seeds Indoors,” which shows you how to sow with peat pellets. Now, you...

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byJessica Choi
Programs: Gateway Greening
Grades:

Let's take a closer look into why you should start seeds now, what seeds to start, and when to start them, especially if you want your kids to be able to harvest their crops before school’s out for summer–unless of course, you’ve got a summer program set!...

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byJessica Choi
Programs: Gateway Greening
Grades:

Spring is just around the corner, but why wait until it gets warm outside to start planting? Give your garden a head start now by starting seeds indoors in the winter. In this video you will learn about what seeds to sow around late winter, how to sow them using peat...

Place of Learning: Garden, Kitchen, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byJessica Choi
Programs: Gateway Greening
Grades:

This kitchen class begins with a mini-lesson on safe knife handling and cutting techniques.  Adults demonstrate the proper way to slice, dice, mince, and chop different vegetables and to safely walk with and clean a knife.  After the mini-lesson, the class discusses...

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Recipes
Uploaded byKatie Culpepper
Grades:

 In this lesson, students learn about seasonality, familiarize themselves with new vocabulary, write their own recipes, and create a healthy after school snack that is easily replicated at home.

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Recipes
Uploaded byAshleigh Parsons
Programs: Akasa
Grades: Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

In this lesson, students harvest fresh ginger from the garden.  Following the harvest, students measure and prepare ingredients to make gingerbread cookies. 

Depending on the age group, history and social studies lessons about the origins of ginger as a spice...

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Lessons
Grades: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

In this lesson, students will enjoy an apple tasting and expand on their chef word vocabulary all while exploring two new kitchen tools.  They will use an old fashion apple peeler/corer and a food dehydrator , as we learn where some of our favorite fruit snacks come from...

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byMarguerita Mees
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1

 Chapter Five of Annie's Five Garden Types: How to Start a Large-Scale Garden. When there is sufficient commitment, land, and funding, a large-scale garden offers opportunities to grow a wide diversity of plants, introduce farm animals into the mix, and produce...

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Chapter 4 of Annie's Five Garden Types: How to Start a Cold Frame, Tunnel, or Greenhouse Garden. Each of these structures is designed to provide weather protection, extend the growing season, and maximize solar efficiency. Students are exposed to the notion that plants can...

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Chapter 3 of Annie's Five Garden Types: How to Start a Raised Bed or Container Garden. When space is available but healthy soil is not—such as in rocky soils or locations where asphalt or concrete covers a schoolyard—intensive gardening can occur in generous...

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8