George Watts Montessori Edible Garden

For grades 4-5. 15 lessons developed for the George Watts Montessori Edible Garden. Aligned with NC standards.

Kids Cook Farm Fresh Seasonal recipes, activities and farm profiles

"For grades 2-7. Activities engage teachers and students in grades two through seven in exploring fresh, seasonal, locally grown produce through direct experience. Using tested recipes and farm profiles, Kids Cook Farm-Fresh Food links agriculture and the culinary arts to reading, mathematics, social sciences, and geography."

Life Lab's Science Exploration Units

For grades 1-4. Created with lessons from the K-5 Life Lab Science Curriculum and The Growing Classroom our Science Exploration Units are garden themed and aligned to the California State Science Standards.

Math in the Garden

"For grades K-8. This engaging curriculum uses a mathematical lens to take children on an education-filled exploration of the garden. Dozens of hands-on activities hone math skills and promote inquiry, language arts, and nutrition."

Nutrition to Grow On

"For grades 4-6. An innovative curriculum for grades four through six that offers teachers a direct link between the garden and nutrition education. Nine lessons are designed to teach children and their families about nutrition by relating each lesson to a garden activity. The curriculum uses the garden to integrate disciplines, including science, mathematics, language arts, history, environmental studies, nutrition and health, while reinforcing some of the California academic content standards. 191 pages, download by lesson or whole document."

Seed to Salad Lessons from Cornell Garden Based Learning

"For grades K-12. Garden based learning with lessons on garden creation, as well as garden based art projects for elementary aged children. Includes links to research done on garden based education and teacher resources for setting up and starting garden based education."

WE Garden Garden-Based Learning Lessons

"For grades 1-6. A web-based resource with the mission to increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California's educators and students. Includes Lesson plans for grades K-12, as well as teacher resources, newsletters, student-teacher programs in California, and many other california based agrucultural education resources. Lesson plans available to download in full as PDF."

Vermont's Farm to School Program Teacher Units

For grades PreK-6. A community-based website adressing school food changes in Vermont. Nutrition based lessons separated by elementary grade levels and high school. All lessons developed to meet Vermont educational standards.

Feeling Fine with Fresh Foods

For grades 3-5. Help students make the important connection between their health and the foods they choose. 25 pages that include: Stone Soup recipe and class instructions, 8 nutrition education lessons, California health content standards.

For Your School Garden - The Hidden Villa Classroom

For grades K-5. This curriculum was designed for use in a garden program to teach students about science, based on the California State Content Standards. Divided by grade level (K-5), each grade level has at least four garden-based lessons as well as hands-on investigation or experimentation. The investigations are the last lessons in each grade level and meet the Investigation and Experimentation standards.

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