The School Garden Curriculum: An Integrated K-8 Guide for Discovering Science, Ecology, and Whole-Systems Thinking
ISBN: 0865719055
EAN13: 9780865719057
Language: English
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

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This resource offers a unique and comprehensive framework, enabling students to grow their knowledge throughout the school year and build on it from kindergarten to eighth grade. From seasonal garden activities to inquiry projects and science-skill building, children will develop organic gardening solutions, a positive land ethic, systems thinking, and instincts for ecological stewardship. Illustrations.
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From the Back Cover Sow the seeds of science and wonder and inspire the next generation of Earth stewards ... offers hundreds of lessons for fall, winter, and spring that can be accomplished within a single class at each grade level from K-8. Highly recommended! -- TIM GRANT, editor emeritus, Green Teacher magazine Drawing on all the senses, science, math, reading, and more, it's also the cultivation of our inner gardens at play. -- LINDSAY COULTER, David Suzuki's Queen of Green A wonderful resource for introducing children to science as they discover ecological principles for themselves, along with the rewards of gardening. -- LINDA GILKESON, author, Backyard Bounty THE WORLD NEEDS young people to grow into strong, scientifically literate environmental stewards. Learning gardens are great places to build this knowledge, yet until now there has been a lack of a multi-grade curriculum for school-wide teaching aimed at fostering a connection with the Earth. The School Garden Curriculum offers a unique and comprehensive framework, enabling students to grow their knowledge throughout the school year and build on it from kindergarten to eighth grade. From seasonal garden activities to inquiry projects and science-skill building, children will develop organic gardening solutions, a positive land ethic, systems thinking, and instincts for ecological stewardship. The book offers: A complete K-8 school-wide framework Over 200 engaging weekly lesson plans - ready to share Place-based activities, immersive learning, and hands-on activities Integration of science, critical thinking, permaculture, and life skills Links to Next Generation Science Standards Further resources and information sources. A model and guide for all educators, The School Garden Curriculum is the complete package for any school wishing to use ecosystem perspectives, science, and permaculture to connect children to positive land ethics, personal responsibility, and wonder, while building vital lifelong skills. ... will help transform society with each new generation. Well done! -- ZACH LOEKS, author, The Permaculture Market Garden ... shows us how to provide an intimate experience with nature and skills that will last a lifetime. -- DARRELL FREY, co-author, The Food Forest Handbook Kaci Rae Christopher is an outdoor and garden educator who focuses on life skills training for young adults and children. Her passion is fostering a he althy land ethic, personal empowerment, and environmental literacy in children of all ages through outdoor immersion and skill building. She lives in Bend, Oregon.

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