Do you want to know how to use a knife like a professional chef? Mincing is an essential knife technique that allows you to cut foods into very small pieces quickly. It is easy and satisfying to learn how to do!
We believe that sharing and connection are a vital part of kitchen learning. As students explore their own kitchens, virtual platforms can allow students to share and connect across distance. In this curriculum, we suggest that teachers decide on one sharing platform for their class to use.
In this sixth grade orientation, the Edible Schoolyard's garden staff brings visual aids and props into students' indoor classroom to introduce the behavioral expectations for their upcoming garden classes.
In this sixth grade science class, students will begin to understand the process of decomposition and learn about the organisms responsible for breaking down matter. Students will also begin to make the connection with finished compost as food for plants in the garden.
In this sixth-grade lesson, students experience cooking and eating outdoors. Instead of the usual Closing Circle in the Ramada, we enjoy fresh food and good conversation as we eat together at the long table to celebrate the last 6th grade garden class of the year.
In this sixth-grade science lesson, students explore and study flowers like scientists do, learn about and practice scientific drawing, label a flower's structures and their function, and discuss their findings, questions, and ideas.