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Author Christopher, Kaci Rae, 1989- author.
Title The school garden curriculum : an integrated K-8 guide for discovering science, ecology, and whole-systems thinking / Kaci Rae Christopher.
Pub Info Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2019]
book jacket
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Descript ix, 309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portrait ; 26 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-304) and index.
Summary "The School Garden Curriculum provides an integrated K-8 framework and over 200 weekly lessons that weave science, permaculture, and environmental education into place-based, immersive learning. For teachers aiming to blend science and life skills while inspiring environmental stewardship."-- Provided by publisher.
Note Issued also in electronic format.
Contents Introduction : where permaculture and science meet -- Kindergarten : an introduction to gardening -- First grade -- grade one : seeds -- Second grade -- grade two : pollinators and cycles -- Third grade -- grade three : becoming soil scientists -- Fourth grade -- grade four : vermicomposting -- Fifth grade -- grade 5 : composting -- Sixth grade -- grade six : rain gardens -- Leadership and stewardship -- Seventh grade -- grade seven : renewable resources -- Eighth grade -- grade eight : leadership and stewardship -- Endnotes -- Appendixes.
Subject Environmental education -- Activity programs.
Gardening -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Ecology -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Place-based education.
Related To Online version: Christopher, Kaci Rae, 1989- School garden curriculum. Gabriola, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2019] 1550926985 9781550926989 (OCoLC)1082138706
ISBN 9780865719057 (softcover)
0865719055 (softcover)