6 Results for 'compost'
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.
This lesson builds upon past lessons on decomposition and plant nutrients. The activities dive deeper into the importance of compost in providing nutrients for plants.
This resource describes procedures for maintaining chickens, a compost system, and a greenhouse at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley.
In this collection of lessons, students will engage in hands-on activities exploring the practices of organic farming. Students will complete a rotation of four activities: soil investigation, cultivation, planting cover crops, and creating a compost pile.
In this two-day lesson, students will explore the agricultural practice of composting, and the role of decomposition in a garden ecosystem. The first day focuses on exploring the process of decomposition using observations of a series of compost piles at different stages of decomposition.