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Garden Humanities: Respect in the Garden
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In this 6th grade science lesson, ESY staff bring visual aids and props to the classroom to teach guidelines for applying the school’s 4BEs (Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible and Be an Ally) in the garden. It is important that each student receive this lesson before they come to the garden for their first hands-on class.

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Arts and Humanities
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Author:
Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Asexual Propagation
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In this 7th grade science lesson, students identify desirable traits in plants and take cuttings from parent plants to facilitate asexual propagation and produce offspring with identical DNA.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Compost Lab
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In this 6th grade Science class, students learn how to build a compost pile, learn about organisms needed for decomposition, and begin to understand the purpose of compost in the garden.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Drop in the Bucket
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In this 6th grade science class, students consider how they use water in their daily lives and learn that water is a nonrenewable resource in a closed system.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Food System
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In this 7th grade science lesson, students are introduced to the food system and play an interactive game called The Wind Blows.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Microscope Lab
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In this 7th grade science lesson, students deepen their understanding of pollen and pollinators by practicing the use of microscopes to observe pollen and bee species from the garden.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Mushrooms
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In this 6th grade science class, students observe mushrooms growing wild in the garden, handle examples of common edible mushrooms and learn about the lifecycle of fungi.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Soil and Erosion
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In this sixth grade science lesson, students will learn the main components of soil and discuss how soil is created in nature as well as how we can conserve it in the garden.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Garden Science: Wood-Fired Beets
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In this 7th grade science lesson, students harvest, prepare and eat beets cooked in the wood-fired oven while reflecting on their second rotation in the garden.

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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Kitchen Humanities: Quick Tomato Dinner
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In this 8th grade humanities lesson, students prepare Quick Tomato Dinner while refining their tasting skills. Students use sensory vocabulary to make observations about the ingredients in the recipe before, during, and after cooking.

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Arts and Humanities
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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Kitchen Humanities: Red Bean Stew
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In this 7th grade humanities lesson, students prepare Red Bean Stew. This lesson is the first 7th grade lesson of the year and provides students the opportunity to practice skills from 6th grade and prepare for their 7th grade kitchen experience.

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Arts and Humanities
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Author:
Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Kitchen Humanities: Silk Road III - Fresh Pasta with Fresh Herbs
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In this 6th grade humanities lesson, students prepare fresh pasta with Gremolata as they study the exchange of ideas, goods, and foods between Rome and other regions along the Silk Road. This is the third of four Silk Road lessons.

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Arts and Humanities
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Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Kitchen Humanities: Silk Road II - Indian Vegetable Curry
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In this 6th grade humanities lesson, students prepare Vegetable Curry as they study the ideas, goods, and foods that India shared with other regions along the Silk Road. This is the second of four Silk Road lessons.

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Arts and Humanities
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Author:
Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Kitchen Humanities: Silk Road I - Steamed Dumplings
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In this 6th grade humanities lesson, students prepare Steamed Dumplings as they study the exchange of ideas, goods, and foods between China and other regions during the Han dynasty. This is the first of four Silk Road lessons.

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Arts and Humanities
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Let It Grow: An Inquiry-Based Organic Gardening Research Project
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Students learn about organic gardening by developing their own research questions, conducting research, gardening at their school, creating signs about their plants, and presenting their research to the class.

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Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
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ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
08/29/2013