Grade Level 1

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.

http://www.lifelab.org/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/07/CommonCoreConnectionsInTheGarden.pdf

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