Measuring Volume of Soil in a Raised Bed

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  MATH Measuring Volume of Soil in a Raised Bed Students will calculate the volume of soil in their garden. Time 45 Minutes Setting Outside Collection Group THERE’S DIRT IN MY BED   Standards CCSS.M.5.MD.C.3. Student will recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement. CCSS.M.5.MD.C.4. … Read more

Blind Mapping the Garden on a Coordinate Plane

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  MATH & SCIENCE Blind Mapping the Garden Students will use coordinate planes to map their garden. Time 45 Minutes Setting Outside Collection Group MAPPING THE GARDEN   Standards CCSS.M.5.G.1. Students will use axes to define a coordinate system. Understand (x,y) convention. CCSS.M.5.G.2. Students will represent real world and math problems by … Read more

At Home: Creating Convincing Posters Around Food Choices

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  HISTORY; PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE At Home: Creating Convincing Posters Around Food Choices Students will examine how World War I posters influenced food choices, and create their own posters to influence healthy eating. Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside Collection Group THE PRESENCE OF POPPIES AND POSSIBILITIES OF POTATOES   Standards SS5H8  The student … Read more