Download This Full Lesson: Plant Something for ME – Math 3-5
Lesson Description: Did you know that plants can do math?… view full description & alignments
Download This Lesson: Plant, Harvest, Eat
Brief Description: Students partner with a local farm to bring food full cycle, from seed to crops, from harvest to table. Students plant, grow and harvest food crops for the cafeteria and learn about the growing process in the classroom. After harvesting the school purchases the local produce from the farm and school nutrition experts whip up delicious recipes for all students to enjoy.
Download This Lesson: The Incredible Edible Soil
Lesson Description: Soil is the foundation of our whole food system, but is often cast aside as “just dirt.” This hands-on lesson allows students to explore the composition of soil and why it is so important, looking at different soil samples and then building their own edible “soil.”
Download This Lesson: Grades 3-5 Wild Blueberries
Brief Description: Wild Blueberries for ME describes the history, growing and harvesting of this important Maine crop. After reading aloud to the class and discussing the content, students will be involved in English Language Arts and Visual Arts activities. Activities may be written or oral, determined by grade level and skills needed.
Download This Lesson: Wild Blueberries for ME (Pre-K-2)
Brief Description: Wild Blueberries for ME describes the history, growing and harvesting of this important Maine crop. After reading aloud, students will be involved in English Language Arts and Health Education activities.
Download This Lesson: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Focus Areas: Pest Identification; Science
Focus Skills: observing, comparing/contrasting, drawing conclusions
Download This Lesson: Johnny Appleseed Would Be Proud
Brief Description: Students will be able to diagnose and develop an action plan for control of an apple disease using their resources. Apple diseases will be discussed and students will be able to use the internet, articles and pictures to identify the disease. Using Integrated Pest Management methods they will create outlines and visual aids to present to the class.
Download This Lesson: Hygiene for Horror
Brief Description: Students will understand cause and effect as well as comparing and contrasting in this lesson and by the end will be able to draw conclusions. Students will learn what contributes to the spread of infectious disease and how pest management can control the spread of infectious disease.