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International School Ground Alliance

For Immediate Release

New international group forms to address an increasingly sedentary and risk averse generation of children disconnected from nature.

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Use FOSS in the Garden

The FOSS Science Curriculum is used in schools across the state and nation. The cover story of the Cultivating FOSS Connections to Your School Garden, in the Fall 2011 FOSS Newsletter  (No. 38), demonstrates ways to connect FOSS Modules to the garden. Check it out and then use your garden to teach science.

Nature's Partners - Pollinator Studies

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

National Environmental Education Foundation School Garden Curricula

"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."

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. "

Investigations in Horticulture

"6th-8th grade curriculum is designed to: Develop an awareness of the many varied facets of horticulture; Develop positive attitudes toward the impact of horticulture on society. Understand the nutritional, aesthetic, environmental, and therapeutic values of horticulture and much more. "

Grannys Garden School

"For grades K-4 One of the most complete list of lessons used in a garden-based school program that serves 1,800 students in Loveland OH. More than just lessons, but a complete guide to running a comprehensive garden program!"

Global Education Resource Kits

"Education programs give teachers and other educators the resources to help students develop a passion for helping others. Lesson plans, action ideas, activities, multimedia supplements and other tools help lead students on the path to global citizenship. "

George Watts Montessori Edible Garden

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

Garden Mosaics

"Garden Mosaics is a youth and community education program that combines science learning with intergenerational mentoring, multicultural understanding, and community action. "