Standard 1: Physical Science
Solids and liquids have unique properties that distinguish them.
Standard 2: Life Science
An organism is a living thing that has physical characteristics to help it survive. http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/The_Big_Four.pdf http://hudsongardens.org/content/pdf/makingsense.pdf http://hudsongardens.org/content/pdf/secretspaces.pdf http://www.hudsongardens.org/content/fieldtrips/leaflookout/ http://www.hudsongardens.org/content/pdf/woodlandwonders2011.pdf
Standard 3:Earth Systems Science
Earth’s materials can be compared and classified based on their properties. http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/The_Rotten_Truth.pdf http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Lets_Make_Compost.pdf http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Worms_Are_Our_Friends.pdf
Other Resources for Garden Based Curriculum Standards:
Common Core Math and English Language Arts Standards We Can Frequently Reinforce in Gardening, Cooking and Tasting Activities.
K-‐5 Next Generation Science Standards in the Garden:
A list of NGSS that are well suited for Garden-‐Based Learning http://www.lifelab.org/wp-‐content/uploads/2013/07/NGSS_In_the_Garden.pdf
Activities that support science, math, English, social sciences, and history standards: Produced by the California Department of Education. Grades 2-‐6 (Tables of standards/grade begins on page 27). http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/he/documents/childsgarden.pdf