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Grow a bean in a bag using water beads! Each water bead is colored and represents the needs of plant for growth and development. This kit does not need to be returned.
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Students will use the fact cards to gain knowledge on important issues facing agriculture. Students will analyze each issue from the perspectives of farmers, consumers and lawmakers searching to find common ground on each issue through this activity. View the complete lesson for more information on this activity.
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Students will learn how to determine reliable information sources on the internet to develop fact-based writing about agricultural topics. Use this lesson alongside the Google Lies, Wikipedia Stinks and Siri Doesn’t Even Go Here lesson found on the Oregon Lessons page. This kit does not need to be returned.
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This teachers guide pairs perfectly with the Cotton’s Journey kit. It includes interactive lessons and classroom activities to teach students about the journey of cotton.
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These free full color Oregon map documents feature the leading and unique commodities grown in the state’s seven regions. It is an excellent tool to bring the story of Oregon’s agricultural diversity to the classroom.
The Grown in Oregon Map- Student Version helps students visualize where things are grown in our state and why. It is a great tool for teaching regions. It can be used to learn about counties, or for starting a discussion on nutrition and the abundance of healthy produce in our state.
It is a two- sided document. Order a set for your classroom today. A printable 8.5″ x 11″ version is available as well download here.
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How to Grow a School Garden is a complete guide for parents and teachers to answer kids’ biggest questions: Where does my food come from? Is nature important to me? This guide is packed with strategies, to do lists, detailed lesson plans, and easy recipes. A must have for parents, teachers, and administrators! This item will need to be returned.
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In this groundbreaking resource, two school garden pioneers offer parents, teachers, and school administrators everything they need to know to build school gardens and to develop the programs that support them. Today both schools and parents have a unique opportunity—and an increasing responsibility—to cultivate an awareness of our finite resources, to reinforce values of environmental stewardship, to help students understand concepts of nutrition and health, and to connect children to the natural world. What better way to do this than by engaging young people, their families, and teachers in the wondrous outdoor classroom that is their very own school garden?
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Covers soil basics such as soil formation, horizons, properties (including textural classes), profiles, site characteristics and evaluation, and the influences of soil characteristics on management decisions.
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The Grow Local program’s School Garden Activity Guide offers 23 hands-on activities for gardening, food systems, and cooking designed primarily for upper elementary and middle school, with extensions for older grades available. The activities can be used with multiple academic subjects and may take place inside the classroom and outside in the school garden.
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This book offers hands-on activities from the educators at Life Lab that teachers can incorporate into their curriculum and instruction to help students learn and lead healthy lives. Preschool-age children will engage all of their senses as they investigate and explore the joys of gardening. Your young students will develop a lifelong connection to the outdoors as they dig into the soil; observe birds, insects, and other critters in the garden; and enjoy the tastes of fresh fruits and vegetables they have helped to plant, harvest, and prepare.