Shaking Down the Soil

EXPLORATION PRIMARY ELEMENTARY  |  SCIENCE Shaking Down the Soil Students will use senses to observe and analyze soils and earth materials. Time 1 Hour Setting Inside Collection Group Sorting Out Soils   Standards SKE2b. Students will use senses to observe soils by physical attributes such as smell, texture, color, particle or grain size, etc. SKE2c. … Read more

Sense of a Place

COLLECTION PRIMARY ELEMENTARY  |  SCIENCE Sense of a Place Students will use their senses to explore the schoolyard and write a poem about what they see, hear, smell, feel, and taste. Deeper explorations for each of the senses are included such as creating a sound map or completing a scavenger hunt for different textures or … Read more

Fall into Healthy Shapes

COLLECTION PRIMARY ELEMENTARY | ART & MUSIC | LANGUAGE ARTS | MATH | SCIENCE Fall into Healthy Shapes Students will explore the schoolyard garden in search of common two-dimensional shapes. Students can also build two-dimensional shapes using carrot sticks as the sides. An exploration of three-dimensional shapes is included in making bruschetta from garden produce. … Read more

Making Bruschetta from 3-D Shapes

EXPLORATION PRIMARY ELEMENTARY  |  MATH Making Bruschetta from 3-D Shapes Students will identify 2 and 3-dimensional shapes and taste vegetables from the garden. Setting Inside Collection Group FALL INTO HEALTHY SHAPES   Standards GPS.MCC.K.G.1. Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of objects using terms such as above, … Read more