Curriculum Database

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King Corn

Film exposes how, with the help of government subsidies, genetically modified seeds, and powerful herbicides, America's most subsidized crop becomes the staple of its cheapest--and most troubling--foods.

National Environmental Education Foundation Resources

For grades K-12. Garden based leraning with links to lessons on climate change, water, water-energy articles, and children and nature. Children and nature lessons for all grades, will pop up in a new on-line window.

Natures Partners: Pollinators

For grades 3-6. Nature's Partners is an inquiry learning-based curriculum for young people in the 3rd through the 6th grade.

Science and our Food Supply

The FDA in collaboration with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have created thi innovative, interactive supplementary curriculum for use in middle level and high school science classes. Provides challenging hands-on, minds-on activities that link food science and food safety to students' everyday lives.


A short children's novel written by Paul Fleischman, with illustrations by Judy Pedersen. The story is told by a diverse cast of characters living on (or near) Gibb Street in Cleveland, Ohio, each from a different ethnic group. Chapter by chapter, each character describes the transformation of an empty lot into a vibrant community garden, and in doing so, they each experience their own transformations.

Teaching Organic Farming

Training outlines to teach organic horticulture.

Lesson Plans from Ag in the Classroom

Grades K-12 lesson plans that teach agricultural awareness. All these lessons are aligned with CA content standards.

China, Europe, Westward Expansion - Middle School Social Science Lessons by Katy Pearce

These lessons have been developed to bring garden-based nutrition education and California standards-based social studies curriculum together. We believe that food history is an integral part of understanding culture and that experiential lessons in the garden and cooking classroom can encourage students to eat more healthily and deepen their understanding of past civilizations.

A Handful of Seeds

For grades 2-6. Seed-Saving and Seed Study for Educators.