For opening circle
- Apples Visual aid
- Job board
For the Cider Station
- Apple press
- Bucket with liter measurements
- 21 pounds of apples
- 35 small cups
- Two pitchers
- Trays for serving cups of cider
After this lesson, students will be able to:
During this lesson, students will:
Welcome students and introduce the day’s activity.
Ask if anyone has heard of displacement and invite students to share what they know about it.
Bring students over to the apple cider press station and show them the apple gallery.
Welcome students back to the Closing Circle.
Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
Integrate visual information (e.g. in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts
Harvest and prepare crops with guidance, recognize the relationship between the kitchen and garden, and learn the seed to table concept.
Understand seasonality by recognizing and enjoying foods at their peak of flavor and ripeness.
All lessons at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley are a collaboration between the teachers and staff of the Edible Schoolyard and Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School,
This lesson follows the BEETLES Project’s Learning Cycle (Invitation > Exploration > Concept Invention > Application > Reflection) and uses their Discussion Routines (e.g. Think-Pair-Share and Whip-Around). For more information, review the BEETLES Learning Cycle (PDF) and Discussion Routines (PDF) documents or visit beetlesproject.org.