All About Worms

All About Worms Lesson Plans for:  k-2 Subject Areas: Science, Math, Language Arts Goal: To teach students about worms and how the contribute to the garden. They will explore worms and what they need to thrive. Time Needed For Lesson: 3 Hours (including extension) Ideal Season: Spring, Summer, Fall Materials: -Night crawlers or red Wiggler worms (1 per student) -Worm anatomy chart -Magnifying glass (1 per student) -Rulers (1 per student) -Paper and pencils Procedure: Read: An Earthworm’s Life by John Himmelman and Earthworms by Clair Llewellyn to students before Read More …

All About Potatoes- Lesson Plan

Materials: 10- 5 gallon buckets with holes drilled on the bottoms and lower sides for drainage 5 bags of soil 20-25 seed potatoes (depending on # of students) After harvest: Large pot or crock pot depending on recipe Procedure: Students will each receive a seed potato to plant one at a time in the buckets with the soil provided. About 2 inches of soil at the bottom of the bucket, plant potato seeds and fill bucket with soil. Volunteer students can take this home and water them over the summer Read More …