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Activity 1 – Seeding

Activity 2 – Tending a Garden

Activity 3 – Reading and Writing in the Garden

Activity 4 – Mapping a School Garden

Activity 5 – Botanical Sketching

Activity 6 – Visitors to the school garden

Activity 7 – STEM in the garden


  • One hundred years ago there were how many school gardens in each state?
    • In the 21st century, it is estimated that how many schools have school gardens according to the library of Congress History of School Gardens?
      • How can students learn math in a school garden?
        • How can students learn langugae arts in a school garden?
          • How do school gardens introduce science subjects?
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