3rd Grade Nutrient Cycles Progression

Mia Villanueva
Longfellow MS
Berkeley, CA

Life Cycles

This lesson progression is part of the curriculum created by the Berkeley Unified School District's Gardening and Cooking Program. This experiential eduation program's goals are to boost academic achievement, improve health, and support the development of essential life skills for students. More information about the BUSD Gardening and Cooking Program, including links to curriclum, can be found on their website.

No. Lesson Location Grade Key Concepts
1 Introducing Nitrogen Garden Classroom 3 – 5 Fixing Nitrogen, Soil Amendments
2 Decomposition Cycle Garden Classroom 3 – 5 Decomposition, Fungus - Bacteria - Invertebrates
3 Plants to Compost Garden Classroom 3 – 5 Compost, Soil, Hypothesis