Elementary School

Click here to download The Story of the Living Classroom (20 minute power point show)

Teacher Resource Links

http://www.lifelab.org/  Life Lab:  Great for free and fee resources for Grades K-8

 https://www.educationoutside.org/lesson-pathway Education Outside:  Grades K-8; lessons are organized by month and grade level

 http://www.hort.vt.edu/HORT6004/network/lessonplans.html  The Young Virginia Gardener:  Grades 3-6; Tons of worksheet lesson plans with great ideas and experiments

 http://gardening.cce.cornell.edu/for-educators/lessons/  Cornell-Garden Based Learning:  Grades 2-6; Lessons for a day, unit, or long-term program

http://www. dirt.org/home   Dirt:  Grades K and up; Soil experiments on erosion, filtering, composition, etc.

http://soils4kids.org/  Dig Deeper:  Grades K-6; experiments and games

http://www.shelburnefarms.org/node/531 Free to download - manual with great lesson plans; uses Enduring Understandings

http://jmgkids.us/teachers/teacher-features/ Lesson ideas

http://www.vitalcommunities.org/agriculture/uvfts/harvestlessons.cfm Lessons on specific vegetables; focus on one vegetable each month; download materials and posters

https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/nonpwdpubs/media/field_investigation_guide.pdf Free to download - a manual on how to create investigations and use the scientific method; uses essential questions to create learning experiences

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